El Salvador

El Salvador – Volcano Activity (ECHO Daily Flash of 22 May 2014)

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On 19 May, due the increase of seismic activity nearby the Chaparrastique volcano, the Civil Protection considered that there is a high probability of eruption and has taken the following actions:

Preventive evacuation plan for 72 hours for families living near the volcano (1 000 people have been immediately evacuated), establish departmental shelters, suspension of classes in schools in the evacuation area and continue monitoring of the phenomenon.