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Indonesia: Volcano: 2014/01/04 Country Information on DRR

Period 2014/01/04
Country or District Indonesia
Event Type Volcano
Outline 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.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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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.