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Ecuador Declares State Of Emergency Over Cotopaxi Volcano Activity

Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa on Saturday declared a state of emergency following increased activity the day before at the giant Cotopaxi volcano.

August 16, 2015

Indonesia Extends Airport Closures Due To Erupting Volcano

Indonesia extended the closure of three airports, including on the holiday hotspot of Bali, due to drifting ash from a volcano.

July 10, 2015

Hawaii Volcano Lava Wave Nears Homes

Lava from a volcano in Hawaii is slowly flowing toward citizens’ homes, forcing them to evacuate.

October 28, 2014

Residents Told To Prepare To Evacuate As Lava Threatens In Hawaii

A slowly erupting volcano and advancing lava in Hawaii means that some residents are prepared to evacuate.

October 27, 2014

Japan Volcano Rescue Suspended As Death Toll Rises To 36

An explosion from the Japanese volcano Mount Ontake leaves at least 36 dead.

September 29, 2014

Philippines Volcano Threatening Eruption, Thousands Evacuated

By Girlie Linao, dpa MANILA — Tens of thousands of people living near the Philippines’ most active volcano began to evacuate on Tuesday after increased activity prompted government scientists to warn of an imminent eruption. Dozens of military trucks were dispatched to pick up the residents in the danger zones around Mayon Volcano in Albay […]

September 16, 2014

In Hawaii, Emergency Declared As Lava Approaches Subdivisions

By Kurtis Lee, Los Angeles Times Hawaiian officials called a state of emergency Thursday for portions of the Big Island after advancing lava from the Kilauea volcano came within a mile of a subdivision and threatened to cut off the major road serving the area. “We are taking this step to ensure our residents have […]

September 5, 2014