Indonesia - Volcanic Eruption
Mt. Sinabung, located in Karo District of North Sumatra Province, Indonesia, erupted on February 1, through a series of large blasts, sending a plume of heated smoke and ash 16,000 feet into the sky and killing at least 15 people, according to international media. As of February 3, the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported that nearly 9,400 households, composed of nearly 30,000 people, were displaced to 42 displacement centers.
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