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Indonesia : Volcanic activity : 2015/06/04
GLIDE: VO-2013-000115-IDN  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2015/06/04
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Indonesia
Name Volcanic activity
Outline Nearly 3,000 people have been evacuated from their homes after Indonesia upgraded the threat posed by a volcano on Sumatra to the highest possible level.
Authorities raised the alert status of Mount Sinabung -- a highly active volcano on Indonesia's westernmost island -- late Tuesday after a "sharp rise" in activity.

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  • UNOCHA 2015/07/27
    In Sumatra, Mount Sinabung showed signs of elevated activity over 18-21 Jul. The Sinubang alert status remains 4 (maximum level). Over 10 000 people remain displaced as of 21 Jul.
  • UNOCHA 2015/06/29
    Mt Sinabung continues to spew hot ash and lava, as its alert status remains at level four. Nearly 6,200 people from seven villages have been prohibited from returning to their homes since June and are located in temporary shelters.
  • BBC 2015/06/16
    Thousands of people living close to a volcano in Indonesia have been forced to flee their homes after it began erupting violently including 1,200 on Monday, 15 June alone.
  • AFP 2015/06/04
    Nearly 3,000 people have been evacuated from their homes after Indonesia upgraded the threat posed by a volcano on Sumatra to the highest possible level.
    The amount of hot ash, smoke and rock spewing from the volcano has ramped up significantly since 31st May, with lava visible at the crater,