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Wednesday, August 30, 2017 
Chile extends its condolences to the families of the victims of Hurricane Harvey
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The Government of Chile extends its deepest condolences to the families of the victims of Hurricane Harvey and expresses its solidarity to the affected residents, the Government and the people of the United States.

Chile, as a country that is extremely vulnerable to the effects of climate change, regrets the tragic loss of human lives and the destruction caused by this scourge and share its grief for the damage that this phenomenon is generating in the southern states of the United States.

The Government of Chile informs that, according to the report issued by the Regional Office of the State Department of the United States, which maintains constant communication with the Chilean General Consulate in Houston, by this date there is no evidence of Chileans being among the fatalities caused by Hurricane Harvey in Texas. Furthermore, our Consulate in Houston has been in contact with our fellow countryman abroad and has provide them with the necessary assistance.