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Volcano in Congo, Dem. Rep.

The city of Goma and the area of Nyiragongo located at the bottom of the volcano are and will remain high risk areas.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Volcano in Congo, Dem. Rep.
Region: 
Congo, Dem. Rep.
Occurance Date: 
15/04/2009

Volcano in Chile

Chile's Llaima volcano belched ash 7 km into the sky in an intensifying eruption. It began spitting lava on 3 April and continues to permanently erupt with explosions, lava flows and ash.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Volcano in Chile
Region: 
Chile
Occurance Date: 
07/04/2009

Volcano in Vanuatu

Acid rain and ash fall threaten water safety as well as crops and vegetation. More than 9 000 people from 40 villages in Ambrym have been affected.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Volcano in Vanuatu
Region: 
Vanuatu
Occurance Date: 
07/04/2009

Volcano in Chile

Chaitén volcano spewed a vast cloud of ash as well as gas and molten rock on Thursday in a partial collapse of its cone. Chilean authorities evacuated 160 people from the area.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Volcano in Chile
Region: 
Chile
Occurance Date: 
24/02/2009

Volcano in Colombia

Galeras volcano in southern Colombia, near the border with Ecuador, began erupting, and some 8,000 residents were ordered to evacuate.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Volcano in Colombia
Region: 
Colombia
Occurance Date: 
14/02/2009