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Italy: Volcano: 2002/10/29 Country Information on DRR

Period 2002/10/29
Country or District Italy
Event Type Volcano
Outline The Italian Government has declared a state of emergency in parts of Sicily, after a series of earthquakes accompanying the eruption of Mount Etna forced about 1,000 people flee their homes.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
BBC news 2002/10/29
Evacuated: about 1,000 people

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CNN news 2002/10/31
Mount Etna 'still very alive'

CNN news 2002/10/29
Etna burns through forests

BBC news 2002/10/29
Etna state of emergency declared

Geographycal Data

USGS National Earthquake Information Center
Earthquake in SICILY, ITALY