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Internal Displacement Update, Issue 28: 16 November - 13 December 2017

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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


More than 71,000 people have been evacuated to shelters on the island of Bali between 25 November and 13 December due to the eruption of Mount Agung on 25 November. Significant release of magmatic gases and increased volcanic earthquake activity was still happening as of 13 December. A mandatory evacuation of 100,000 people was issued by the Indonesian government on 27 November (BNPB, 13 Dec 2017; ECHO, 27 Nov 2017; ECHO, 28 Nov 2017).