March 2010 Current Events: Science/Disasters News
Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff
Here are the key events in Science and Disasters news for the month of March 2010.
- Chilean Government Requests Foreign Aid (Mar. 1): After refusing contributions from foreign governments, Chile officials change course and request help—including generators, water filtration equipment and field hospitals—from other countries. Chile was devastated by an 8.8 magnitude earthquake on February 28. About 750 people were killed in the quake, while over 1.5 million were displaced.