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22 Jan 2018 description

Regional Tally

Affected population: 1,148,951*

AHA Centre’s estimation based on total number of deaths, injuries and IDPs reported by National Disaster Management Offices (NDMOs) of each country and other verified sources.

15 Jan 2018 description

Regional Tally

Affected population: 949,044*

AHA Centre’s estimation based on total number of deaths, injuries and IDPs reported by National Disaster Management Offices (NDMOs) of each country and other verified sources.

08 Jan 2018 description

AFGHANISTAN

Since 1 January, more than 1,000 people have been displaced from Nangarhar to Kabul. Military operations in Kapisa reportedly also displaced 2,000 people within the province, while nearly 1,000 people from three neighboring provinces were also displaced into Kapisa. In 2017, more than 448,000 people were displaced due to conflict in Afghanistan, an average of more than 1,200 people every day. The highest number of displaced people was recorded in Nangarhar Province (123,538 IDPs), followed by Kunduz (39,550 IDPs) and Badghis (26,659 IDPs).

08 Jan 2018 description

Regional Tally

Affected population: 988,438*

*AHA Centre’s estimation based on total number of deaths, injuries and IDPs reported by National Disaster Management Offices (NDMOs) of each country and other verified sources.

20 Dec 2017 description

East Asia and Pacific

Affected areas: Aceh, Bali, Central Java, East Java, Lombok and North Sumatra
Cause of displacement: Disaster
Figures: More than 102,000 new displacements between 25 November and 13 December

Context

15 Dec 2017 description

The Australian Government will provide humanitarian support for communities affected by volcanic activity in Bali, Indonesia.

Indonesian authorities have established an exclusion zone around Mt Agung, and have evacuated at least 70,000 local residents.

The Government is contributing $600,000 to help meet the needs of 17,000 people who have been displaced from their homes, including the provision of clean drinking water, shelter, sanitation services and medical care. This assistance will also support farmers and workers who have lost their livelihoods.

13 Dec 2017 description

Jakarta, 13 December 2017 – Following a series of eruptions of Mount Agung volcano in Indonesia’s island of Bali since late September, the European Commission is making available 100 000 EUR (approx. IDR 1.6 billion) to deliver emergency relief assistance to the most affected families. The aid will directly benefit 11 000 people in some of the worst-hit districts of Bangli, Bulenleng, Gianyar, and Karangasem.

13 Dec 2017 description
  • Volcanoes become geo-engineering laboratories

  • Repeat of 1963 Bali eruption could cool planet

By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent

OSLO, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Climate scientists are tracking an erupting volcano on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali for clues about a possible short-cut to curb global warming by injecting sun-dimming chemicals high above the Earth.

(Read more on the Thomson Reuters Foundation)

11 Dec 2017 description

Activity Level: AWAS (Level IV)

Visual Observation :

The summit can be seen clearly, sometimes it was covered by fog. A 1000-2000 thin mid pressure colomn of steam can be observed from the northern, north-eastern, southern, and south-western slopes. Rays of fire can be seen from CCTV (Batulompeh). Effusive eruption slowly occured and was followed by a short duration of earthquake blow.

Earthquake:

​Earthquake eruption : once.

08 Dec 2017 description

Friday, 8 December 2017 ​​​​ Activity Level: AWAS (Level IV)

Visual Observation :

The summit can be seen clearly due to fog. A 500-1,500 thin greyish and mid pressure colomn of steam can be observed from the northern, north-eastern, southern, and south-western slopes. Rays of fire can be seen from Batulompeh CCTV. Effusive eruption slowly occured.

Earthquake:

05 Dec 2017 description

Activity Level: AWAS (Level IV)

Visual Observation :

The summit often seen foggy. A thin white and low pressure colomn of steam can be observed from the northern, north-eastern, southern, and south-western slopes 1000-1500m. Rays of fire can not be seen from all CCTVs (Rendang, Bukitasah and Batulompeh). Effusive eruption slowly occured.

Earthquake:

​Earthquake eruption: nil.

Non harmonic tremor: cloud of thin white ashes occurred in 6 hours (with 1-2 mm amplitude, dominant 1 mm). ​

01 Dec 2017 description

✓ Since 29 Nov 2017, 06:45 (UTC+7), VONA for Mt. Agung is Orange.

Bali Tourism Office’s would like to advise tourists advised to stay in their hotels where the hotel management and the relevant government agencies will keep them fully informed on developments.

30 Nov 2017 description

VAAC ASH ADVISORY SUMMARY: CONTINUOUS VOLCANO ASH EMISSION TO FL210. VOLCANO ASH CURRENTLY NOT IDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY. ERUPTION IS STILL ONGOING AND OBSERVED ON WEBCAM. VOLCANO ASH HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY, MODEL GUIDANCE, WEBCAM, PILOT REPORT AND GROUND REPORT.

Aviation Color Code: RED

Explanation: eruption is forecast to be imminent with significant emission of ash into the atmosphere likely, or eruption is underway with significant emission of ash.

29 Nov 2017 description
  • The eruption of Mount Agung (Bali) is ongoing with significant release of magmatic gases and increased strength of tremors. The Indonesian Centre for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation (CVGHM/PVMBG) states that the likelyhood of larger scale eruptions is increasing.

  • Ngurah Rai International Airport (Bali) is operating on 29 November, as well as Lombok Praya International Airport.

  • Local media reports that the evacuation of over 100 000 people from 22 villages is on going.

29 Nov 2017 description

VAAC ASH ADVISORY SUMMARY: CONTINUOUS VOLCANO ASH EMISSION TO FL250 LAST OBSERVED AT 28/1530Z EXT SW. VOLCANO ASH CURRENTLY NOT DISCERNIBLE ON SAT IMAGERY. VOLCANO ASH HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON PREVIOUS ADVISORY, HIMAWARI-8 28/1530Z IMAGERY, SURABAYA 28/1200Z SOUNDING AND MODEL GUIDANCE.