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Duration 2014/01/04 Mount Sinabung on the western island of Sumatra, Indonesia that has erupted relentlessly for months shot volcanic ash into the air 30 times on 4 January 2014, forcing further evacuations with more than 20,000 people now displaced. Country or District Indonesia Name Volcano
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- Jakarta Post 2014/02/02
On Sunday, 2 February 2014, the number of people killed by Sinabung's pyroclastic clouds increased to 15 from 14 as reported the previous day.
- BBC 2014/02/01
Mount Sinabung spewed hot gas, ash and rocks 2km (1.5 miles) into the air in a series of eruptions during the morning, 1 February 2014, killing at least 14 people.
- OCHA 2014/01/20
Number of IDPs has increased to 28,536 persons or 8,967 HH.
- AFP 2014/01/04
The number of people who have now fled the rumbling volcano since it began erupting in September last year has risen to 20,331.
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