Disasters Charter: Puyehue Volcano in Chile

June 9, 2011 at 12:41 pm | Posted in Space Law | Leave a comment

by P.J. Blount with the blog faculty

The Disasters Charter has been activated for Puyehue Volcano in Chile:

Puyehue Volcano in Chile

Type of Event :Volcano
Location of Event: Chile
Date of Charter Activation: 07 June 2011
Charter Requestor: SIFEM (Argentina Civil Protection) on behalf of ONEMI (Chile Civil Protection)
Project Management: CONAE and ONEMI
Description of the Event:
After the eruption of the Puyehue-Cordon-Callue volcano range, about 800km (500 miles) south of Santiago, Chilean authorities continue to monitor the direction of ash clouds. An estimated 4,000 people have left the region.

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