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US News Missing Newlyweds Found Suffering Severe Burns Following Desperate Search After Volcano Eruption

03:15  11 december  2019
03:15  11 december  2019 Source:   people.com

New Zealand volcano erupts on White Island causing fears for missing people

  New Zealand volcano erupts on White Island causing fears for missing people A volcano erupts on White Island in New Zealand's Bay of Plenty, prompting fears for about 100 people local media report may be on the island.New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has confirmed people are unaccounted for after a volcanic eruption on White Island.

RELATED: Newlywed Virginia Couple Missing After Leaving Voicemail About Being Burned by New Zealand Volcano . RELATED: 5 Killed, Several Injured or Missing After Volcano Erupts in New Zealand: ‘No Signs of Life’. At least five people were confirmed dead from the eruption , New Zealand

Follow us. People.com. Human Interest. Missing Newlyweds Found Suffering Severe Burns Following Desperate Search After Volcano Eruption . The missing American couple, whose families hadn’t heard from after the New Zealand volcano eruption , has been located. RELATED: Newlywed Virginia Couple Missing After Leaving Voicemail About Being Burned by New Zealand

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The missing American couple, whose families hadn’t heard from after the New Zealand volcano eruption, has been located.

Matt and Lauren Urey, two newlyweds from Virginia, were both airlifted to different hospitals to treat their burns, The Washington Post reported on Monday. Lauren’s mother, Barbara Barham, previously told the outlet that she hadn’t heard from her daughter or son-in-law since a harrowing voicemail left by Matt indicated that they had been severely injured.

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  One dead, fears toll will rise after New Zealand's White Island volcano erupts without warning New Zealand police confirm one person is dead, and say they fear the death toll may rise, after a devastating volcanic eruption on the country's White Island.New Zealand police have confirmed one person is dead, and say they fear the death toll may rise, after a devastating volcanic eruption on the country's White Island.

American newlyweds on their honeymoon were injured when a volcano off the coast of New Zealand erupted on Monday – and more US At least five people died in the eruption , 18 have been rescued with injuries - including severe burns - while an estimated 27 are still missing , with rescuers unable

RELATED: Missing Newlyweds Found Suffering Severe Burns Following Desperate Search After Volcano Eruption . Virginia-based newlyweds Matt and Lauren Urey were among those injured, with Matt’s mother Janet telling news outlets she received a harrowing voicemail from her son informing

The Post reported that later on Monday, a hospital representative called to tell Barham that Lauren was in surgery in Auckland, recovering from burns covering 20 percent of her body.

a smiling man and woman posing for the camera: Lauren and Matt Urey © Facebook Lauren and Matt Urey Meanwhile, Matt had been taken to a hospital in Christchurch, and had burns covering about 80 percent of his body, the outlet said.

Barham said that Matt’s mother told her about a voicemail he had left saying “there had been a volcano eruption and they were burned very bad.”

“He said he would try to call as soon as he could, but talking and making phone calls was difficult,” Barham shared. “His hands were so badly burned it was hard for him to make a phone call.”

“Obviously, I’m panicking. I don’t know how to act,” Barham said. “I feel like I should be crying, but I can’t even cry.”

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Image caption The volcano early on Tuesday. Also among those listed as missing or injured were Image caption This satellite radar image shows White Island volcano after the eruption - radar is Emergency services have so far been unable to search the area because of dangerous conditions

Twenty-seven of the 31 people injured in the eruption of the Whakaari/White Island volcano had burns to more than 30% of their body and many had inhalation burns , New Five people died, eight remain missing . The injured are aged between 13 and 72 and most were visitors to New Zealand.

Barham had heard from the newlyweds earlier in the day, before their excursion from the Ovation of the Seas cruise ship to visit the active White Island volcano. Barham said the pair weren’t concerned about a possible eruption, despite reports warning of “moderate volcanic unrest” in the area in recent weeks.

Barham told the Post that she is “livid” after learning of the warnings. “There’s been warnings about it… My son-in-law never would have booked the excursion if he knew there was any chance of them being injured.”

This aerial photo shows White Island after its volcanic eruption in New Zealand Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. The volcano on a small New Zealand island frequented by tourists erupted Monday, and a number of people were missing and injured after the blast. (George Novak/New Zealand Herald via AP) © ASSOCIATED PRESS This aerial photo shows White Island after its volcanic eruption in New Zealand Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. The volcano on a small New Zealand island frequented by tourists erupted Monday, and a number of people were missing and injured after the blast. (George Novak/New Zealand Herald via AP) Both Barham and Matt’s mother are planning to fly to New Zealand to be with their children, the Post reported.

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A NEWLYWED couple who were severely burned in the volcano eruption on White Island in New The volcano actually erupted while we were on the island. Lauren and I got pretty badly burned . The couple, who only got married this year, have severe burns after the blast that has killed at least

New Zealand volcano : fatal eruption on White Island – video report. Police in New Zealand have said they do not expect to find any more survivors from a volcanic eruption on White All of those rescued had sustained injuries, mostly burns , police said, and seven people who were in a critical

The Ureys were among the 47 people on White Island in the eruption, which took place at about 2:15 p.m. local time.

Like the Ureys, 38 of those people were on the Ovation of the Seas cruise ship — 37 passengers and 1 crew member — while the others were comprised of locals, local guides and overseas tourists.

At least five people were confirmed dead from the eruption, New Zealand Police said, adding in a press release Tuesday that they are continuing to search for the eight people who remain unaccounted for. In total, 31 people were being treated at seven different hospitals throughout the country, police said earlier Tuesday, while three had been discharged from the Whakatane Hospital.

“Police believe that anyone who could have been taken from the island alive was rescued at the time of the evacuation,” a spokesperson from the NZP previously said. “Based on the information we have, we do not believe there are any survivors on the island.”

Nonetheless, the NZP’s “absolute priority” is “recovering the remaining victims and returning them to their loved ones.”

New Zealand volcano eruption: How White Island first responders rescued critically injured patients

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New Zealand volcano eruption kills at least five people. Recovery mission. A total of 47 people were on the The government said 27 of the 31 injured suffered greater than 71% body surface burns and that it's Volcano -monitoring agency GeoNet raised the alert level for White Island last month after

(WTVR) – Newlyweds Matthew and Lauren Urey were seriously hurt Monday when a volcano erupted on White Island in Lauren suffered burns to about 25 percent of her body and is facing surgery. In addition to the five confirmed fatalities, eight people were considered missing following the eruption .

Gallery: Volcano eruption in New Zealand (Photo Services)

“We are devastated by today’s events and our hearts go out to all those affected by this tragedy,” the Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, which owns the Ovation of the Seas, said in a statement to CNN.

“We are working together with local authorities, and we are providing all the help and care we can to our guests and their families, including offering medical resources and counseling,” the statement continued. “We are also sending staff members from both our ship and our Sydney and Auckland offices to assist family members however possible. Ovation of the Seas will remain in port as long as needed to assist with the situation.”

White Island which is also known as Whakaari is New Zealand’s most active volcano and erupted in 2016 and 2012. It also erupted from December 1975 until September 2000, marking the longest historic eruption episode, according to GeoNet, a site that provides geological hazard information for the country.

Despite the island’s activity, White Island is visited by more than 10,000 people per year, according to the site.

New Zealand observes silence 1 week after volcano killed 18 .
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealanders observed a minute's silence on Monday at the moment that a volcano erupted a week earlier, killing 18 people and leaving others with severe burns. WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealanders observed a minute's silence on Monday at the moment that a volcano erupted a week earlier, killing 18 people and leaving others with severe burns.

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