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jj Papua New Guinea
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| 19-Dec-2023 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IOM) |

jj Papua New Guinea
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| 19-Dec-2023 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IOM) |

icve Iceland
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| 01-Dec-2023 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IFRC) |

Guatemala Guatemala
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| 05-May-2023 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

Indonesia Indonesia
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| 13-Mar-2023 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ONGOING gg | Agency: BNPB |

Guatemala Guatemala
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| 13-Dec-2022 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

Indonesia Indonesia
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| 05-Dec-2022 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

Indonesia Indonesia
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| 05-Dec-2022 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

ecu Ecuador
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| 30-Nov-2022 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ONGOING gg | Agency: (GDACS) |

USA United States
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| 30-Nov-2022 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

ph Philippines
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| 06-Jun-2022 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

Indonesia Indonesia
| 29-Apr-2022 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

jj Papua New Guinea
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| 20-Apr-2022 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

ph Philippines
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| 28-Mar-2022 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

Indonesia Indonesia
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| 10-Mar-2022 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

Guatemala Guatemala
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| 10-Mar-2022 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

Italy Italy
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| 02-Dec-2021 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

congo kin Congo - Kinshasa
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| 23-May-2021 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ALERT a | Agency: (UNICEF) |

congo kin Congo - Kinshasa
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| 23-May-2021 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ALERT a | Agency: (UNICEF) |

congo kin Congo - Kinshasa
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| 23-May-2021 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ALERT a | Agency: (UNICEF) |

congo kin Congo - Kinshasa
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| 23-May-2021 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ALERT a | Agency: (UNICEF) |

congo kin Congo - Kinshasa
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| 23-May-2021 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ALERT a | Agency: (UNICEF) |

congo kin Congo - Kinshasa
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| 23-May-2021 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ALERT a | Agency: (UNICEF) |

congo kin Congo - Kinshasa
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| 23-May-2021 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ALERT a | Agency: (UNICEF) |

congo kin Congo - Kinshasa
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| 23-May-2021 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ALERT a | Agency: (UNICEF) |

Guatemala Guatemala
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| 29-Mar-2021 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ONGOING gg | Agency: (GDACS) |

St. Vincent & Grenadines St. Vincent & Grenadines
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| 22-Mar-2021 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ALERT a | Agency: (OCHA) |

St. Vincent & Grenadines St. Vincent & Grenadines
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| 22-Mar-2021 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ALERT a | Agency: (OCHA) |

St. Vincent & Grenadines St. Vincent & Grenadines
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| 22-Mar-2021 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ALERT a | Agency: (OCHA) |

St. Vincent & Grenadines St. Vincent & Grenadines
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| 22-Mar-2021 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ALERT a | Agency: (OCHA) |


 


A volcano is a rupture in the crust of a planetary-mass object, such as Earth, that allows hot lava, volcanic ash, and gases to escape from a magma chamber below the surface. On Earth, volcanoes are most often found where tectonic plates are diverging or converging, and most are found underwater.

Country Description Events Persons
jj Papua New Guinea
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Papua New Guinea: Mount Ulawun Volcano Eruption
On 20 November 2023, Mount Ulawun volcano on the border of the West New Britain (WNB) and East New Britain (ENB) provinces erupted, spewing ash plumes. The Rabaul Volcanological… Full Story

| 19-Dec-2023 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IOM) |

17,109
icve Iceland
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Volcanic Eruption Grindavík seismic event
Magma has been forcing its way up in the last fortnight in the vicinity of Grindavík town in Iceland, resulting in constant seismic activity. Relative damage in infrastructure.… Full Story

| 01-Dec-2023 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IFRC) |

3,800
Peru Peru
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Ubinas Volcano in Southern Peru Erupts, State of Emergency Imminent
Moquegua, Peru - In a startling development, the Ubinas volcano, located in the seismic activity-prone region of Moquegua in southern Peru, has erupted, according to the latest… Full Story

| 05-Jul-2023 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

2,000
ph Philippines
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Mayon Volcano Unrest Continues: Thousands Displaced and Alert Level Raised
Explosive and effusive activity of the Mayon volcano, located in Bicol Region, central Philippines, is ingoing. In the past 24 hours, two main lava flows moving in southern and… Full Story

| 18-Jun-2023 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

38,396
Mexico Mexico
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Popocatépetl Volcano Erupts, Impacting Central Mexico and Prompting Evacuations
The ongoing activity of Popocatépetl volcano in central Mexico has led to an increase in the yellow alert level from Phase 2 to Phase 3. Mexico's National Center for Prevention of… Full Story

| 22-May-2023 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ONGOING gg | Agency: (WA) |

57,090
Guatemala Guatemala
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Volcán de Fuego Volcanic Eruption
On 4 May, Fuego volcano, located on the borders of Chimaltenango, Escuintla, and Sacatepéquez Departments in central-western Guatemala, erupted, causing concern among residents in… Full Story

| 05-May-2023 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

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colombia Colombia
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Nevado del Ruiz Volcano Alerts Colombian Authorities
Colombian authorities are taking preparatory, mitigation, and communication actions as the alert level of the Nevado del Ruiz Volcano changed from Yellow (I) to Orange (II) on 30… Full Story

| 17-Apr-2023 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IFRC) |

57,090
Indonesia Indonesia
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Mount Merapi's volcanic activity
On March 11th, Mount Merapi, located between Central Java Province and the Special Region of Yogyakarta, increased its volcanic activity. The purpose of this report is to provide… Full Story

| 13-Mar-2023 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ONGOING gg | Agency: BNPB |

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Guatemala Guatemala
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Guatemala - Volcanic eruption
On 11 December, Volcán de Fuego located on the borders of Chimaltenango, Escuintla and Sacatepéquez Departments (central-western Guatemala) erupted and the ash column reached 5,… Full Story

| 13-Dec-2022 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

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Indonesia Indonesia
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Indonesia - Mount Semeru volcanic eruption
Mount Semeru, located in East Java Province, Indonesia,  continues to erupt, and on 4 December at 19.46 UTC (02.46 local time), an ash column with moderate to thick intensity was… Full Story

| 05-Dec-2022 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION, EARTHQUAKE | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

73,000
ecu Ecuador
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Ecuador - Volcanic activity
Since 21 November, Cotopaxi volcano, located close to Latacunga city in Cotopaxi province (central Ecuador) about 50 km south of Quito, started a new volcanic activity, and the… Full Story

| 30-Nov-2022 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ONGOING gg | Agency: (GDACS) |

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USA United States
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USA - Volcanic eruption
On 27 November, the Mauna Loa volcano (Hawaiian Islands, USA), started erupting lava flows from the summit region of the volcano and migrated over the Northeast Rift Zone on 28-29… Full Story

| 30-Nov-2022 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

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sa Comoros
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A resurgence of activity for several weeks from Karthala Volcano Causes Gov To Trigger Yellow Alert Status
A yellow alert has been triggered on 17 August by Minister of Interior, following abnormal seismic activity on the western flank in Karthala Volcano. The Karthala volcano is very… Full Story

| 28-Sep-2022 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ONGOING gg | Agency: Local Gov |

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ph Philippines
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Mount Bulusan Erupts in The Philipines
Voluminous gas and ash emissions drifting northwest from the Mount Bulusan volcano (central Philippines) are still occurring over the past 24 hours. The ash plume reached up to… Full Story

| 06-Jun-2022 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

16,400
Indonesia Indonesia
Anak Krakatau volcanic eruption
On 24 April, Anak Krakatau volcano, located in the Sunda Strait between the islands of Java and Sumatra, erupted, and the ash column reached up to 3 km high from the summit of the… Full Story

| 29-Apr-2022 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

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jj Papua New Guinea
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Manam volcano eruption
Between 16-18 April, the Manam volcano, located in Manam island, approximately 13 km off the northern coast of mainland Papua New Guinea, erupted and the ash plumes reached an… Full Story

| 20-Apr-2022 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

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ph Philippines
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Taal Volcano
Over the past 24 hours, the activity at the Main Crater of Taal volcano was dominated by the upwelling of hot volcanic fluids in its lake which generated plumes 1,500 metres high… Full Story

| 28-Mar-2022 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

10,415
Indonesia Indonesia
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Mount Merapi, volcanic eruption
Over the past few days, Mount Merapi, located between Central Java Province and the Special Region of Yogyakarta, increased its volcanic activity with pyroclastic and lava flows… Full Story

| 10-Mar-2022 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

253
Guatemala Guatemala
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Volcán de Fuego Erupts
Since 6 March, Volcán de Fuego located on the borders of Chimaltenango, Escuintla and Sacatepéquez Departments (central-western Guatemala), is erupting. Several explosions have… Full Story

| 10-Mar-2022 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

520
Indonesia Indonesia
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Residents flee in panic as Indonesia’s Semeru volcano erupts
Explosive activity at Mt. Semeru escalated on 4 December with an explosion at 14:50 WIB (UTC+7) producing an ash plume up to 15.2 km. As of 08:30 UTC on 5 December, the national… Full Story

| 04-Dec-2021 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

5,205
Italy Italy
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Italian Volcano Spews Gases
High concentrations of volcanic gas emission are still recorded in Vulcano Island (Aeolian Islands, Sicily Region). The National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology (INGV)… Full Story

| 02-Dec-2021 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

351
cnry Canary Islands
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Residents flee and lava destroys houses after volcano erupts on Spanish Canary Island
A volcano has erupted on the Spanish Canary Island of La Palma, prompting authorities to speed up evacuations for more than 1,000 people as lava flows destroyed isolated houses… Full Story

| 20-Sep-2021 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ALERT a | Agency: Local Gov |

6,000
congo kin Congo - Kinshasa
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Volcanic eruption in Goma - Situation Report No. 6, as of 30 May 2021
Nearly 416,000 displaced persons due to the volcanic eruption Return movements of displaced populations back to the city of Goma are observed More than 56,000… Full Story

| 31-May-2021 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ALERT a | Agency: (OCHA) |

416,000
rw Rwanda
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Majority of refugees flowing into Rwanda from DRC volcano are children
Alice* fled to Rwanda after the Nyiragongo volcano erupted six days ago. Photo credit: Theophile Harushyamagara/Save the Children. Rubavu, Rwanda (28 May, 2021) – In the past 24… Full Story

| 30-May-2021 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ALERT a | Agency: Save The Children |

3,000
congo kin Congo - Kinshasa
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More children risk being separated from family as tens of thousands flee on fears of another volcano eruption
Kinshasa, 27 May -- Under the threat of another eruption, tens of thousands of people have been ordered to leave Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo, raising fears that even… Full Story

| 27-May-2021 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ALERT a | Agency: Save The Children |

250
congo kin Congo - Kinshasa
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Mount Nyiragongo Erupts
Goma, 23 May 2021 – UNICEF has reported that more than 150 children have been separated from their families and more than 170 children are feared to be missing as people fled the… Full Story

| 23-May-2021 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ALERT a | Agency: (UNICEF) |

25,000
Guatemala Guatemala
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Volcanic eruption for Pacaya
Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian) The Smithsonian/USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report provides information about global volcanism on a weekly basis. Latest Pacaya… Full Story

| 29-Mar-2021 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ONGOING gg | Agency: (GDACS) |

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St. Vincent & Grenadines St. Vincent & Grenadines
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La Soufrière Volcano
9th April 2021 The Caribbean island of Saint Vincent has declared a red alert and issued an evacuation order for northern areas after seismologists warned that the La Soufrière… Full Story

| 22-Mar-2021 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ALERT a | Agency: (OCHA) |

110,600
Indonesia Indonesia
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Indonesia - Volcanic eruption for Merapi - Jan 2021
The Smithsonian/USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report provides information about global volcanism on a weekly basis. Latest Merapi report has been published on 27 Jan 2021 07:39.… Full Story

| 29-Jan-2021 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ALERT a | Agency: (GDACS) |

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