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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

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Cabo Verde: Fogo volcano forces more evacuations

12 Dec 2014, UNISDR AF

Timely dissemination of early warnings and orderly evacuations have ensured that there has been no loss of life as the island’s fertile centre of coffee and wine production has been rendered uninhabitable for the foreseeable future...


Number of volcano occured (reported)

Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database

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