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UNDRO 90/0293

INDONESIA - VOLCANIC ERUPTION OF MT. KELUD
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
15 FEBRUARY 1990

1. ERUPTION OF MT. KELUD (ALT. 1731 METRES) IN EAST JAVA ON 10 FEBRUARY 1990 AT 11.41 A.M (LOCAL TIME) CAUSED 20 PEOPLE REPORTED DEAD, FIVE MISSING, 81 INJURED FROM LANDSLIDES AND FALLING ASH/ROCKS. REGENCIES OF BLITAR AND KEDIRI MOST AFFECTED. 181 HOUSES AND PUBLIC BUILDINGS DESTROYED OR SERIOUSLY DAMAGED. IN VIEW EARLIER WARNINGS FOR MAJOR ERUPTION, 42,770 PEOPLE EVACUATED TO SAFER AREAS.