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Kamchatka declares a state of emergency following volcanic eruption

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Moscow, April 22 – Oleg Bondarenko, head of the Ust-Kamchatsky municipal district, said that a state of emergency (ES) was imposed on the territory of the Ust-Kamchatsky district of Kamchatka, since several settlements were damaged after Ashvol during the eruption of the Shivluch volcano. on his telegram channel.
In addition, Bondarenko added that minutes of the meeting of the Emergency Situations Committee and all necessary documents are being drawn up.
The Shifluch volcano in Kamchatka began to erupt in the early morning of April 11th. Services reported ash plumes for about 20 kilometers. Several villages in the east of the peninsula were covered in an ash cloud. Residents have been advised not to leave the premises unnecessarily. According to scientists, the ash fall in the village of Kliuci has become the strongest in 60 years. According to the authorities, the thickness of the ash layer in some places reached 20 cm. Last Wednesday, Shiveluch threw out the ashes several times.
The eruption of the Shifluch volcano - 1920, 04/19/2023

Medical services will examine the residents of Kamchatka after the volcanic eruption

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