ONEMI / RADIO
These movements cause technology, warning Chile is one of the most earthquake-prone countries in the world. Approximately 30% of the world’s seismic energy is liberated in its territory owing to the high speed of convergence between the Nazca and South American tectonic plates. and communications to collapse, leaving a large part of the country isolated, with no electricity, television, Internet or telephone network, in some cases for emergency periods systems that last several days.
For the Oficina Nacional de Emergencia (ONEMI, or National Office of Emergency) there is a real priority to reinforce the culture of prevention, and for this, it is vital that each home has an Emergency Kit. For this reason, the Oficina Nacional de Emergencia developed “ONEMI Radio” an emergency radio with photovoltaic cells that functions without conventional electricity or batteries.
For this reason, the Oficina Nacional de Emergencia developed “ONEMI Radio” an emergency radio with photovoltaic cells that functions without conventional electricity or batteries.
This facilitates access to information immediately after an emergency, lessening people’s uncertainty, anxiety, and distress. ONEMI Radio is a vital element that every family should include in their Emergency Kit in order to stay connected and informed after an earthquake or other emergencies. The Radio is given out for free at different community courses offering training in the prevention of emergencies, organized by ONEMI through their CERT department and held all over Chile.