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Papua New Guinea: Volcano: 2019/06/26
|Country or District||Papua New Guinea|
|Outline||On 26 June 2019, the Ulawun volcano in East New Britain of Papua New Guinea erupted. Approximately 11,000 people have evacuated to at least 11 care centre sites in West and East New Britain.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
UN Country Team in Papua New Guinea
On 26 June 2019, the Ulawun volcano in East New Britain of Papua New Guinea erupted and began emitting ash plumes up to 20,000 metres. About 12,000 people in West New Britain and 4,000 people in East New Britain have been affected by the eruption. About 6,800 people have evacuated and are in two care centres in West New Britain.