tectonics unit 4 volcanoes - Modification

sources:

(1)    https://www.ifrc.org/en/news-and-media/news-stories/international/iceland-volcanic-eruption-prompts-european-red-cross-response/  RED CROSS official website

(2)    BBC news…also link to article Mr B gave us and that source

(3)    BBC News

(4)    Mail online

(5)    European commission humanitarian aid http://ec.europa.eu/echo/files/aid/countries/indonesia-volcano-factsheet-101110.pdf

(6)    NASA

(7)    USGS

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KEY FACTS ABOUT THE EVENT MODIFYING THE MODIFYING VUNERABILITY MODIFYING THE LOSS E.G aid/ insurance
VOLCANOES EVENT(control changing attitudes e.g. warning
physical processes) systems
AVOID systems (easy jet) allow 60 of the Icelandic Red Cross volunteers
Iceland 2010 MEDC - Overall economic losses = planes to reroute if another ash providing food and counselling for the farmers
£2.2bn cloud occurs preventing another shut effected by the eruption (1)
ASH PLUMES/SLIDES down of Europe's airports (2)
UK Meteorological office tracked the 3 of Britain's royal navy ships are sent to
ash cloud to give some idea and rescue the 150,000 Brits stranded abroad (4)
perspective on what may occur if the
event happens again (3)
Areas within 20km of Mt. Merapi's is Indonesian Red cross providing Water and
- 1000+ deaths being declared a permanent danger sanitation Aid to those effected by the volcano
Mt. Merapi, Indonesia - 340,000 displaced zone (6) (5)
2010 NIC - 70,000 evacuated
- $2.1m from European
commission in aid
TSUNAMI
UN facilitating an inter-agency rapid response
team (5)
The MVO (Montserrat Volcano Population of the Island was evacuated to the
Monserrat, 1995 LEDC
- 80% of island uninhabitable Observatory) was set up to study north of the Island ( 11,000 people) (3)
- 50% of island evacuated the volcano and provide warnings
PYROCLASTIC FLOWS for the future (7)
Caribbean Disaster Emergency £41 million given by the British Government in
agency devising evacuation plans aid (3)
for different eruption scenarios (7)
Danger/warning zone set up around
the volcano (3)

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