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Volcano Eruption in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Jun 29, 2021
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What happened On Saturday May 22nd 2021, the first reports of an eruption of the Volcano Nyiragongo, located north of the city of Goma in North Kivu province, began to surface on media websites about 19.30 West African Time [2]. The eruptive nature of the eruption was rapidly verified, with reports of power outages, individuals self-evacuating, and thousands of people leaving their houses on foot, carrying mattresses and other belongings as lava surged towards... for Blog eruption.png