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26 Sep 1997 description

(10:35am AEST)

The haze from uncontrolled fires in Indonesia has spread to Thiland and the Philippines as smog-shrouded Southeast Asian countries brace for a tourism slowdown.

Australia, the United States, Britain, Germany and Denmark have issued travel advisories warning their nationals about the impact of the smog.

President Suharto, has apologised to neighbouring countries saying the fire are a national disaster.

Schools and airports throughout the region have been closed and at least 50,000 Indonesians have sought medical treatment.

22 Aug 1997 description

The Philippines - Typhoon Winnie
DHA-Geneva Situation Report No. 1

25 Sep 1995 description

Ref: DHAGVA - 95/0428
1. QUICK RESPONSE TEAM OF PHILIPPINES INSTITUTE OF VOLCANOLOGY AND SEISMOLOGY (PHIVOLCS) UNDERTOOK AERIAL SURVEY; OBSERVATIONS OF CRATER WALL AND LAKE WATER COLOUR; AND SEISMOMETER SURVEY.

2. NO MAJOR SIGNS OF VOLCANIC REACTIVATION HAVE BEEN OBSERVED. LACK OF SUCH SIGNS INDICATE THAT PARKER VOLCANO HAS NOT ENTERED ERUPTIVE PHASE. PHIVOLCS CONTINUES TO MONITOR SITUATION.

5. THIS IS THE LAST INFORMATION REPORT ON THIS DISASTER UNLESS UNFORESEEN DEVELOPMENTS OCCUR.

TELEPHONE NO. +41-22-917-1234
IN CASE OF EMERGENCY ONLY: TELEPHONE NO. +41-22-917-2010