All Updates

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23 Sep 2018 description

AMBAE VOLCANO
15°24’0”S 167°50’0”E Summit 4908ft (1496m)
Current Vanuatu Volcano Alert Level: Level 2

Ambae volcano is in the major unrest state. The Volcanic Alert Level is lowered to Level 2 .

Ambae volcano activity becomes stable. The current volcanic activity is consistent with Volcanic Alert Level 2. Possible imminent eruption could occur at any time in such major unrest state. The Danger Zone for life safety is now limited at 2 km radius from the active vent and areas located in the Yellow Zone (See Map below).

10 Sep 2018 description

Total number of consultations and reporting rate: There is an increased in total number of consultation from 1,867 consultation in epiweek 34 to 2,801 consultation in epiweek 35, with increased in reporting rates from 55% in Epiweek 34 to 91% in epiweek 35 from the sentinel sites.

07 Sep 2018 description

Situation Overview

  • A State of Emergency is in place on the island of Ambae until the 26th September 2018.

  • The Vanuatu Meteorology and GeoHazard Department has the Ambae Volcano at Alert Level 3.

  • A delegation led by the Minister of Agriculture, Honorable Matai Seremaiah is currently in Maewo, to visit the host communities and to observe the work of the FSAC (Food Security & Agriculture cluster).

31 Aug 2018 description

Situation Overview

  • A State of Emergency is in place on the island of Ambae until the 26th September 2018.

  • The Vanuatu Meteorology and GeoHazard Department has the Ambae Volcano at Alert Level 3.

  • The recent COM’s Decision 133/2018 dated 28th August 2018, has approved that the Government and its humanitarian partners provide support in terms of food and relief items for the displaced Ambaeans who have voluntarily moved to Santo.

Maps & Infographics

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