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What does increased seismicity (frequent earthquakes) prove?
Pressure is increasing within the volcano.
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How can the risks of volcanoes be reduced? Long-Term Measures.
Controls on new building and development, monitoring and prediction, preparing people -drills, tsunami early warning system, training emergency services, evacuation of an area in very severe cases.
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How can the risks of volcanoes be reduced? Short-Term Measures.
Spraying lava with water, emergency supplies, temporary camps, earth barriers to channel direction of lava flow, dropping concrete blocks via helicopter to divert flow, assistance from other nations, rubble search, evacuation, ariel bombing lava tube
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What does increased release of heat indicate?
Hot magma is rising and coming close to the surface of the volcano.
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What is urbanisation?
The physical and human growth of towns and cities.
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What are refugees?
People who are in danger
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How can the risks of volcanoes be reduced? Long-Term Measures.

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Controls on new building and development, monitoring and prediction, preparing people -drills, tsunami early warning system, training emergency services, evacuation of an area in very severe cases.

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