Indonesia: Mt. Merapi Volcanic Eruption - Jun 1984
Ref: OCHA/GVA - 2006/0216
OCHA Situation Report No. 26
INDONESIA EARTHQUAKE and Mt. MERAPI Volcano
This report is based on information received from the UN Resident/Humanitarian Coordinator's Office in Jakarta and the UN team in Yogyakarta.
Shelter and Reconstruction Cluster
- Preliminary conclusions of the Inter-Cluster Assessment, which covers Water Sanitation and Shelter, indicates that 40% of all those who lost their housing remain in insufficient shelter to last the rainy season.
INDONESIA - MT. MERAPI VOLCANIC ERUPTION
REPORT NO. 1 - 18 JUNE 1984
1. MT. MERAPI IN CENTRAL JAVA STARTED ERUPTING AGAIN ON 15 JUNE AT 24.11 HRS LOCAL TIME AND CONTINUED UNTIL NEXT MORNING. HOT CLOUDS REACHED APPROX. 5,000 METRES HEIGHT: SURROUNDING FORESTS WERE BURNED AND SEVERAL TOWNS (SALATIGA, MAGELANG, AMBARAWA AND SEMARANG) AND SURROUNDING AREAS WERE COVERED BY ASH UP TO 2-2.5 CM THICKNESS.