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DR Congo: Volcano: 2002/01/17 Country Information on DRR

Period 2002/01/17
Country or District DR Congo
Event Type Volcano
Outline Around 45 people were killed and hundreds of thousands fled Goma, eastern Congo after a volcano erupted and devastated the city.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA Situation Report 2002/02/04
Dead: around 45 people

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Yahoo asia News 2002/01/19
Goma's airport