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Volcano

Vents in the surface of the Earth through which magma and associated gases erupt; also, the forms of structures, usually conical, that are produced by the erupted material. source: USGS

Volcanos test Indonesia’s disaster management

14 Mar 2014, E Asia Forum

Disaster preparedness and response scenarios should involve more informed and interested stakeholders. There is an urgent need for the government to improve the quality of its risk communication strategy (including its efforts to communicate uncertainty) with respect to the people living in hotspots, as well as the public at large...


Number of volcano occured (reported)

Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database

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