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Mexico: Volcano: 2000/11/18 Country Information on DRR

Period 2000/11/18
Country or District Mexico
Event Type Volcano
Outline Popocatepetl volcano, one of the main volcano in Mexico, has been erupted shortly after 7:30 p.m(01:30GMT). Many of the 40,000 residents within six miles (9.6 kilometers) of the volcano's base remained in their homes, despite being urged by officials to evacuate.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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AFP 2000/12/31
The Mexican volcano Popocatepetl began to emit a constant stream of steam and ash early Sunday, according to the national disaster prevention center Cenapred.

AFP 000/12/28
The last of thousands of evacuees forced into shelters over Christmas due to the threat of eruption by Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano returned home Thursday, civil safety authorities said.

CNN News 2000/12/27
Evacuees begin returning to towns near Mexican volcano (Japanese)

CNN News 2000/12/27
Evacuees begin returning to towns near Mexican volcano

OCHA Situation Report No. 4 2000/12/26

CNN News 2000/12/26
Mexico's Popocatepetl Volcano spews vapor, ash

CNN News 2000/12/26
(Japanese page)

CNN News 2000/12/25
Mexico's volcano shoots up plume of smoke, rattling residents

CNN News 2000/12/25 No.2
Mexican volcano keeps experts on maximum alert

CNN News 2000/12/22
Mexico's volcano is quiet, but scientists warn of more to come

OCHA Situation Report No. 3 2000/12/21
Mexico - Popocatepetl increasing volcanic activity

CNN News 2000/12/22
Scientists: Mexican volcano no longer an immediate threat

CNN News 2000/12/20
Mexicans brace for mudslides, volcanic eruptions

CNN News 2000/12/20 No.2
Fox urges more evacuations from Mexican volcano

OCHA Situation Report No.2 2000/12/20
Popocatepetl increasing volcanic activity

CNN News 2000/12/20
(Japanese page)

OCHA Situation Report No.1 2000/12/19
Popocatepetl increasing volcanic activity

Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 2000/12/13-19
by the Global Volcanism Program of the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History and the US Geological Survey's Volcano Hazards Program.

CNN News 2000/11/19
Evacuation complete as Mexico volcano spews ash

CNN News 2000/12/19
(Japanese page)

NOAA Satellite Services Division
Mt. Popocatepetl Information by the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

CNN News 2000/12/18
Volcano spews fire, lava outside Mexico City 2000/12/18
Popocatepetl volcano has been erupted. 40,000 people has been ordered to evacuate.

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