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National Situation Report 05: Tinakula Volcano Eruption, 6 Nov 2017

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NATIONAL SITUATION REPORT 05

Event: Tinakula Volcanic Eruption

Date of Issue: Monday 6th November 2017

Time of Issue: 18:30 pm

Approved by: N-DOC Chair

Issued By: SLB NEOC

Next Update: Friday 10th November 2017

Sitrep Ref: SR061117005

A. HIGHLIGHTS

  • Volcanic asessment on Tinakula indicated a decrease in the volcanic tremor and explosion

  • Water quality testing in the reef Islands and two sample villages in Santa-Cruz Island of Temotu province has ben completed

  • Analysis for water quality test in Reef and Santa Cruz Islands concluded that water is still safe for human consumtion

  • Food relief distribution for Duff Islands was completed, and the distribution team is currently in Tikopia Island