Mount Merapi Eruption
PhotographerArdiles Rante
PrizeSilver in Press / Nature/Environmental
Entry Description

Mount Merapi Eruption in Central Java, Indonesia, November 2010. 353 people were killed when the active volcano, Mount Merapi erupted October 25 and continued to do so through November 30, 2010. Authorities ordered the evacuation of over 350,000 people in the affected area, though many were reluctant to leave and often returned to their homes as eruptions and pryroclastic flows continued. On December 3, the official alert status was reduced from level four to level three, cautionary level, as the threat of hot ash clouds and projected material remained

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