About 1,500 people were evacuated because of volcano eruption in Papua New Guinea : In the World : Vladim

News 14 January, 2018

The situation on the island Cadaver where 5 Jan woke up the volcano has worsened, prompting authorities to evacuate about 1,500 people.


The island is located 24 km from the main territory of the state. On Friday, January 12, after a week of eruption sang, the volcano began to throw red stones and sulfur dioxide. Sunday, January 14, scientists have been watching the lava into the sea and a column of thick white smoke with a height of 600 meters above sea level.

All residents evacuated the island Blup blur and get help from the red cross. Financial assistance is also proposed and the Australian government, making 25 thousand Australian dollars to the Fund. Volcanologist Chris Fers States that previously documented evidence of eruption of this volcano was not, therefore, predict events is not easy.