Disasters

Find on the map the ongoing disasters that ReliefWeb is actively monitoring.

101 entries found
Affected countries: Peru
The Ubinas volcano in southern Peru started showing activity in September 2013 with explosions and ash emissions. On 14 Apr 2014, a state of emergency was declared for a duration of 60 days, after ash had reached an area of 40km around the volcano, affecting the health and livelihoods of nearby...
Affected countries: Indonesia
Indonesia's Mt. Kelud volcano erupted on 13 Feb 2014, causing volcanic ash to drift across Java. Over the first few days, the eruption affected 201,228 people (58,341 families) from 35 villages in three districts: Blitar, Kediri, and Malang. The Governor of East Java declared a state of emergency...
Affected countries: Indonesia
Mt Sinabung volcano on Sumatra island in Indonesia was dormant for centuries until it became active in August and September 2010. In early September 2013, monitoring stations picked up increasing volcanic and tectonic tremors. Subdued...
Affected countries: El Salvador
El Salvador's Chaparrastique volcano erupted on 29 Dec 2013, spewing a column of ash that rose more than 5 km above the volcano. Falling ash affected the population living on the volcano's western side, where 2,300 people were relocated to 16 collective centers set up by the authorities while an...
Affected countries: Indonesia
On 4 Dec 2011, Mt. Gamalama erupted and spewed lava and ash on the island Ternate in eastern Indonesia. Since then, several eruptions have taken place. On 27 Dec, a flood of cold lava killed three and injured five. 2,368 people were displaced as of 15 Dec. (...
Affected countries: Ecuador
More than 240 families evacuated as volcano Tungurahua shows signs of activity. Response plan has been activated (UN Country Team).