Case study - Montserrat - responses

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  • Case Study - Montserrat  Responses
    • A risk map was created and an exclusion zone is in place. The south of the island is off limits while to volcano is still active.
    • The UK has provided £41m to develop the north of the island - new docks, an airport and houses have been built in the north.
    • The Montserrat Volcano Observatory has been set up to try and predict future eruptions.
    • People were evacuated from the South to safe areas in the north.
    • Shelters were built to house evacuees
    • Temporary infrastructure was built eg roads & electricity supplies
    • The UK provided £17 million of emergency aid.
    • Local emergency services provided support units to search for a rescue survivors.

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