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Volcanic eruption in Colombia

Friday, 23 October 2009

Type of Event:
Volcano
Location of Event:
Colombia
Date of Charter Activation:
23/10/2009
Charter Requestor:
Colombia Risk Management Direction – National Prevention System for Disasters
Project Management:
INGEOMINAS (Geological Agency of Colombia)

Description of the event

Local estimates foresee that there is a risk of occurrence of mudflows in the Paéz and Símbola river basins due to lahar of the Nevado Del Huila volcano.
The high threat area is Betania Dam.