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Indonesia : Volcanic Eruption : 2006/05/11
GLIDE: VO-2006-000048-IDN  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2006/05/11
Country
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District
Indonesia
Name Volcanic Eruption
Outline Indonesia's vice president has ordered the evacuation of some 17,000 people living near a volcano(Mt.Merapi), which has been threatening to erupt for weeks.
Two people trapped and 4 people missed when Merapi erupted on 14 June.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

Related Links
Report/Articles
  • CNN News
    Two people trapped and four people missed when Merapi erupted on Thursday. Up to 20,000 people live in the danger zone, taking advantage of the rich volcanic soil. By nightfall, at least 1,100 were back in camps and some 12,000 others were given orders to leave.

  • BBC News 2006/05/11
    Indonesia's vice president has ordered the evacuation of some 17,000 people living near a volcano(Mt.Merapi), which has been threatening to erupt for weeks.
Pictures
  • JAXA
    Mount Merapi (Java, Indonesia) Observed by
    the Advanced Land Observing Satellite \"Daichi\"