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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

As volcano awakens, Philippines 'zero casualty' record faces test

20 Oct 2014, TRF

According to Albay Governor Joey Salceda, the focus on ensuring 'zero casualties' during disasters involves using a wide range of strategies, including risk mapping, comprehensive land use plans, early warning systems, evacuation planning and pre-emptive evacuations – such as that now happening with the volcano threat...


Number of volcano occured (reported)

Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database

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