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Guatemala OCHA- Situation Report No. 2 (as of 07 June 2018) Volcanic Eruption of Fuego Volcano

 The number of people in shelters continues to rise. Although official shelters are operational, those who have self-sheltered remain unaccounted for.

 Search and rescue is ongoing, with personnel inaffected areas working under high-risk conditions.

 The Volcán de Fuego volcano continues to be active. On 6 June, authorities reported a pyroclastic flow down the El Jute and Las Lajas ravines, prompting the evacuation of at-risk communities in the area.

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Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
07 Jun 2018
Document type: 
Situation Report
Coordination hub(s): 
Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (ROLAC)
Disaster(s)/Emergency: 
Guatemala: Fuego Volcano - Jun 2018