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Indonesia: Volcano: 2016/01/16 Country Information on DRR

Period 2016/01/16
Country or District Indonesia
Event Type Volcano
Outline Thousands evacuated as Sikka volcano alert raised
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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AFP 2015/01/19
More than 1,200 people have been evacuated from their homes to escape a gurgling volcano in eastern Indonesia spewing clouds of ash and toxic gas into the air.

Jakarta Post 2016/01/17
More than 1,200 people were evacuated from three villages in Egon Gahar, Matitara district, Sikka, East Nusa Tenggara, on Sunday morning, as the alert status of Mount Egon in the regency was raised to siaga (high alert).