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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

Indonesia: Sign and information boards improve volcanic eruption preparedness

17 Jul 2016, BNPB, Indonesia - gov

Ongoing efforts by the National Disaster Management Authority and Local Disaster Management Agency Jawa Timur include plans to install sign and information boards related with volcanic eruption hazard, in seven targeted areas with active volcanoes in Indonesia. The initiative serves as a form of early warning for government apparatus and communities to be on alert.


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Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database

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