Thousands of people live near the volcano mayonnaise In the Philippines, they were evacuated and taken to shelters as authorities warn Risk of ash and toxic gases from the crater.
“Proximity to a volcanic eruption poses a health risk due to inhalation of sulfur dioxide gas or volcanic ash particles,” the health minister said. Teodoro Herbosa at a press conference.
Seismologists report that they have recorded at least one volcanic earthquake in the past 24 hours, and Ma Rongshanlocated in the central region of the country, spewing hot rocks.
“It’s not just about getting people to safety, but also their farm animals,” the province’s veterinarian said. albay, Manny Victorino.
More 12000 800 people They have been taken to a shelter, the Civil Defense authorities have been informed.
Mountain mayonnaiselie in 330 kilometers southeast of the capital Manilaconsidered one of the most unpredictable of the 24 active volcanoes Filipino.
Five years ago, the volcano erupted and tens of thousands were forced to evacuate Ma Rongshan.
the archipelago Filipino it’s in the “ring of fire” peacefultectonic plates collide, causing earthquakes and intense volcanic activity
Philippine authorities also deported more than 2,000 cows and buffaloes Keep them away from the volcano and minimize possible damage in the event of a strong eruption.
Farm animals were sourced from rural communities within a 6 km radius of the crater. Ma Rong.
He added that authorities had taken steps to avoid a bigger impact on the economy should the volcano erupt.
in the village matnog in the village girl, Victoria His veterinary team provided parasite medication, injected vitamin supplements and put identification tags on the ears of several animals to better monitor them, he said.
Animal expulsion happened before volcanic eruption Ma Rong used to say Victoriaand added Filipino electronic IndonesiaIt is also an earthquake-prone area, and technical comparisons and sharing were also carried out.
The cattle deportations underscore the plight of the government having to deal with threats from about two dozen active volcanoes, Ma Rong, in the vast archipelago. Located in the so-called “Ring of Fire” peacefulareas prone to earthquakes and volcanic eruptions, Filipino It is also battered by about 20 typhoons and storms a year, making the Southeast Asian country one of the most disaster-prone in the world.