The death toll from New Zealand's devastating White Island eruption has risen to 19, with police confirming on Monday another death in hospital. The toll includes two people whose bodies have not been recovered.
Sheikh Mohammed said on Twitter, “Today, we saw humanity and tolerance unfold through the Emirates Red Crescent's campaign that brought our citizens together with Filipino residents to provide aid to families affected by the Taal volcano in the Philippines. Humanity defines our society.”
Warning signs like earthquakes have been steadily waning since Taal burst to life two weeks ago, prompting at least 135,000 people into evacuation centres over fears of a massive eruption.
Ash from a rumbling Philippine volcano has inspired an artist and instructor to paint watercolours using the grey powder that had covered the plants in her backyard.
The ERC implemented the directives of the UAE’s leadership by preparing a plan to counter the implications of the national disaster and reduce its effects on local residents.
An erupting volcano in Papua New Guinea that has blanketed a town in ash has forced around 5,000 people from their homes, officials said on Thursday. Mount Ulawun — one of the world's most hazardous volcanoes
Authorities raised the volcano's alert status to its second-highest level as they warned of possible lava flows.
The island had been a popular tourist destination before the Dec.9 eruption. But many people now question why tourists were allowed to visit, especially after experts monitoring seismic activity raised the volcano’s alert level two weeks before
Tom Birchard, a senior forecaster with the National Weather Service in Hawaii, said lava interacted with a pool of water that had accumulated inside the crater, leading to a short-lived but fairly vigorous eruption.