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Indonesia: Volcano: 2023/12/03 Country Information on DRR

Period 2023/12/03
Country or District Indonesia
Event Type Volcano
Outline Mount Marapi located in the West Sumatra, Indonesia, erupted on Sunday, 3 December 2023 at around 14.54 local time. The eruption of this volcano with a height of 2,891 meters above sea level was marked by the vomiting of a column of ash containing volcanic material up to 3,000 meters from the top of the crater accompanied by a roaring sound.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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BNPB 2023/12/06
The latest data as of Wednesday (6/12) at 21.00 local time, the total number of people who died reached 23 people.

BNPB 2023/12/06
The BNPB Operations Control Center (Pusdalops) reported that as of Tuesday (5/12) at 22.28 local time, the number of confirmed victims who died as a result of the Mount Marapi eruption had increased to 15 people. Meanwhile, 5 other bodies are still in the process of being identified at RSUD. With the additional victims, the number of climbers who still cannot be evacuated is 8 people.

BNPB 2023/12/05
Disaster Victim Identification Team or DVI Team has succeeded in identifying 5 people who died. Meanwhile, 18 other people are still being searched and rescued. A total of 12 other people suffered injuries. The local district government (Pemkab) appealed to residents to reduce activities outside the home.

BNPB 2023/12/04
The joint team is still searching for and assisting climbers of Mount Marapi located in West Sumatra Province. As of Monday (4/12) morning, 28 climbers were declared safe and 11 others had died.

AHA Centre 2023/12/04
According to ASEAN Disaster Information Network (ADINet) of AHA Center as of 4 December 2023, 11 people have died and 26 are missing as a result of the eruption.

BNPB 2023/12/04
A total of 47 climbers were reported to have been affected by the eruption of Mount Marapi which occurred on Sunday (3/12). From data collected by the Control and Operations Center (Pusdalops) of the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB), 19 climbers have successfully descended and been rescued by a joint team. This means that there are still 28 climbers who have not succeeded in descending.