The National Emergency Office -Onemi- will be replaced by a new institution called the National Disaster Prevention and Response Service, Senapred.
The Ministry of the Interior reported the end of the National Emergency Office -Onemi-, an organization that will be replaced by a new institution called National Disaster Prevention and Response Service, whose abbreviation will be Senapred.
This is a change that was approved during the previous government, of the former president Sebastián Piñera.
In this way, Senapred will begin its operations as of January 1, 2023, and the modification seeks to give greater powers and faculties to the inst situation.
In addition, Ricardo Toro left his position as director after performing this work for 10 years.
The now ex-director, in his last public activity , highlighted the main changes that institutional modernization entails.
The new service will have legal personality and its own assets, and its functions will be to advise, coordinate, organize, plan and supervise activities related to disaster risk management
In addition, it will have regional reinforcement and will have a significant increase in personnel.< /p>