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MOUNT SINABUNG:
NOV. 3, 2013
VOLCANO SINABUNG ON
NORTH SUMATRA,
INDONESIA ERUPTS
November 3, 2013
MOUNT SINABUNG:
NOV. 3, 2013
UNTIL AUGUST, 2010,
SINABUNG HAD BEEN
INACTIVE FOR 400 YEARS
The August eruption led to an
evacuation of 30,000 people
SEPTEMBER 2013 ERUPTION
• An eruption in September 2013
also prompted an evacuation--about 3,500 villagers lining within
3...
OCTOBER 2013 ERUPTION
• Another eruption on October 24th also
prompted an evacuation of about 3,500
villagers lining withi...
WHAT HAPPENED
NOVEMBER 3RD
• The 8,530-foot-high mountain erupted
early on Sunday, November 3rd,
sending a vertical ash pl...
INDONESIAN AUTHORITIES
HAVE NOW INCREASED
THE ALERT LEVEL
UNDERSTANDING
EXPLOSIVE VOLCANOES
INDONESIA
INDONESIA’S VOLCANOES
VOLCANOES
PART OF THE PACIFIC “RING OF FIRE,”
INDONESIA HAS 127 ACTIVE VOLCANOES
AS A RESULT OF COMPLEX SUBDUCTION
OF THE ...
542 OF THE 1,500 ACTIVE VOLCANOES
ARE LOCATED IN “RING OF FIRE”
VOLCANO HAZARDS
CAN HAVE FAR REACHING IMPACTS

• VERTICAL PLUME (can affect
jet aircraft)
• ASH AND TEPHRA
• LATERAL BLAST...
VOLCANO HAZARDS
CAN HAVE FAR REACHING IMPACTS

• LAVA FLOWS
• LAHARS (can bury villages)
• EARTHQUAKES (related to
movemen...
CAUSES
OF RISK

LATERAL BLAST
PYROCLASTIC FLOWS
FLYING DEBRIS
VOLCANIC
ERUPTIONS
CASE HISTORIES

VOLCANIC ASH
LAVA FLOWS
L...
VOLCANO RISK
•VOLCANO HAZARDS
•PEOPLE & BLDGS.
•VULNERABILITY
•LOCATION

DATA BASES
AND INFORMATION

ACCEPTABLE RISK
RISK
...
TOWARDS DISASTER RISK
REDUCTION FOR VOLCANOES
RISK ASSESSMENT
• VULNERABILITY
• COST

• EXPOSURE

VOLCANIC
ERUPTIONS

• EV...
THE KEYS TO RESILIENCE:
1) KNOW THE ERUPTIVE HISTORY OF
YOUR REGION’S VOLCANOES,

2) BE PREPARED
3) HAVE A WARNING SYSTEM
...
MONITORING TECHNOLOGIES
AND WARNING SYSTEMS ARE
A VITAL PART OF BECOMING
RESILIENT
AIR AND LAND MONITORING
TECHNOLOGIES ARE VITAL
.
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November 3, 2013 Volcano Sinabung on north Sumatra, Indonesia erupts

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The 8,530-foot-high mountain erupted early on Sunday, November 3rd, sending a vertical ash plume 7,000 feet into the air. This eruption prompted an evacuation of 1,500 people living within 3 km of the volcano. Until August, 2010, Sinabung had been inactive for 400 years. The August 2010 eruption led to an evacuation of 30,000 people. Part of the pacific “ring of fire,” indonesia has 127 active volcanoes as a result of complex subduction of the indo-australia and eurasiatectonic plates

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  1. 1. MOUNT SINABUNG: NOV. 3, 2013
  2. 2. VOLCANO SINABUNG ON NORTH SUMATRA, INDONESIA ERUPTS November 3, 2013
  3. 3. MOUNT SINABUNG: NOV. 3, 2013
  4. 4. UNTIL AUGUST, 2010, SINABUNG HAD BEEN INACTIVE FOR 400 YEARS The August eruption led to an evacuation of 30,000 people
  5. 5. SEPTEMBER 2013 ERUPTION • An eruption in September 2013 also prompted an evacuation--about 3,500 villagers lining within 3 km of the volcano.
  6. 6. OCTOBER 2013 ERUPTION • Another eruption on October 24th also prompted an evacuation of about 3,500 villagers lining within 2-3 km of the volcano.
  7. 7. WHAT HAPPENED NOVEMBER 3RD • The 8,530-foot-high mountain erupted early on Sunday, November 3rd, sending a vertical ash plume 7,000 feet into the air. • This eruption prompted an evacuation of 1,500 people living within 3 km of the volcano.
  8. 8. INDONESIAN AUTHORITIES HAVE NOW INCREASED THE ALERT LEVEL
  9. 9. UNDERSTANDING EXPLOSIVE VOLCANOES
  10. 10. INDONESIA
  11. 11. INDONESIA’S VOLCANOES
  12. 12. VOLCANOES PART OF THE PACIFIC “RING OF FIRE,” INDONESIA HAS 127 ACTIVE VOLCANOES AS A RESULT OF COMPLEX SUBDUCTION OF THE INDO-AUSTRALIA AND EURASIATECTONIC PLATES
  13. 13. 542 OF THE 1,500 ACTIVE VOLCANOES ARE LOCATED IN “RING OF FIRE”
  14. 14. VOLCANO HAZARDS CAN HAVE FAR REACHING IMPACTS • VERTICAL PLUME (can affect jet aircraft) • ASH AND TEPHRA • LATERAL BLAST • PYROCLASTIC CLOUDS, BURSTS, AND FLOWS
  15. 15. VOLCANO HAZARDS CAN HAVE FAR REACHING IMPACTS • LAVA FLOWS • LAHARS (can bury villages) • EARTHQUAKES (related to movement of lava) • “VOLCANIC WINTER” (causing famine and mass extinctions)
  16. 16. CAUSES OF RISK LATERAL BLAST PYROCLASTIC FLOWS FLYING DEBRIS VOLCANIC ERUPTIONS CASE HISTORIES VOLCANIC ASH LAVA FLOWS LAHARS TOXIC GASES
  17. 17. VOLCANO RISK •VOLCANO HAZARDS •PEOPLE & BLDGS. •VULNERABILITY •LOCATION DATA BASES AND INFORMATION ACCEPTABLE RISK RISK UNACCEPTABLE RISK INDONESIA’S GOAL: VOLCANO DISASTER RESILIENCE COMMUNITIES POLICY OPTIONS HAZARDS: GROUND SHAKING GROUND FAILURE SURFACE FAULTING TECTONIC DEFORMATION TSUNAMI RUN UP AFTERSHOCKS • PREPAREDNESS •PROTECTION •EARLY WARNING •EMERGENCY RESPONSE •RECOVERY and RECONSTRUCTION
  18. 18. TOWARDS DISASTER RISK REDUCTION FOR VOLCANOES RISK ASSESSMENT • VULNERABILITY • COST • EXPOSURE VOLCANIC ERUPTIONS • EVENT EXPECTED LOSS • BENEFIT •CONSEQUENCES POLICY ASSESSMENT POLICY ADOPTION
  19. 19. THE KEYS TO RESILIENCE: 1) KNOW THE ERUPTIVE HISTORY OF YOUR REGION’S VOLCANOES, 2) BE PREPARED 3) HAVE A WARNING SYSTEM 4) EVACUATE 5) LEARN FROM THE EXPERIENCE AND START OVER
  20. 20. MONITORING TECHNOLOGIES AND WARNING SYSTEMS ARE A VITAL PART OF BECOMING RESILIENT
  21. 21. AIR AND LAND MONITORING TECHNOLOGIES ARE VITAL .
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