Weekend Reads the island of Saint-Vincent under thick ashes after the eruption of its volcano
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The island of St. Vincent was covered with ashes on Saturday in the aftermath of a violent volcanic eruption which imposed the evacuation in the panic of thousands of inhabitants of this territory of the Lesser Antilles.
More than 3,200 people were refugees in emergency reception centers, installed in a hurry in schools or churches, "said Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves in a speech on NBC local radio.
"We face a huge operation," he added by describing the multiple challenges posed by the eruption of the volcano La Soufriere: thick layer of ash, water cuts, closure of the airspace, pollution atmospheric, risk of looting in evacuated areas ...
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"We will get there, but a little patience", Has he launched his fellow citizens: "Respect order and discipline!"
A first explosive eruption occurred Friday morning, causing smoke columns up to 8 km high, followed by a smaller second. The rejection of ash could last "several days or even weeks", according to the Seismic Research Center at the University of West Indies in Trinidad and Tobago, another Antillean archipelago.
Soufriere - not to be confused with the great Soufrie in Guadeloupe - is located north of the island. He had not been erupted since 1979. The most devastating, in 1902, had done more than 1,000 victims.
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"The benefits of extremely important ash and the strong sulfur odors now reach the capital," Kingston south of the island, has tweeted the local emergency response agency on Saturday, inviting people with respiratory problems to stay Calfutren.
Thursday, facing the risk of imminent eruption, the authorities had broadcast an emergency evacuation order for the most exposed "red" areas, or all the north of the island, where about 20,000 people live on the 100,000. inhabitants of this former British colony.
Most were evacuated, according to the Caribbean Emergency Management Agency for Disasters (CDEMA). In addition to the 62 emergency shelters, the government booked 800 hotel rooms, as well as cabins in cruise ships.
Persons vaccinated against COVID-19 may also be welcomed in neighboring countries, "said Gonsalves, renting the regional and international aid to his archipelago.
According to him, a ship responsible for help must go Saturday from Venezuela and arriving Monday in Saint Vincent. "In Guyana, they charge a boat with a lot of supply," he added.
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