Mario Manaor Jr. He lives in Cavite, almost 83 kilometers away from the hospital. Mario never imagined that he would experience this kind of challenge, especially at this early point of his career. In January , Dr. That same month, the Taal Volcano erupted, affecting nearly , people within the kilometer radius from the volcano, including , women of reproductive age.
2020 Taal Volcano eruption
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Activity in the Main Crater in the past 24 hours has been characterized by weak emission of steam-laden plumes 50 to meters tall that drifted southwest. Alert Level 3 is maintained over Taal Volcano. Local government units are advised to assess areas outside the seven-kilometer radius for damages and road accessibilities and to strengthen preparedness, contingency and communication measures in case of renewed unrest. People are also advised to observe precautions due to ground displacement across fissures, frequent ashfall and minor earthquakes. Communities beside active river channels particularly where ash from the main eruption phase has been thickly deposited should increase vigilance when there is heavy and prolonged rainfall since the ash can be washed away and form lahars along the channels. Civil aviation authorities must advise pilots to avoid flying close to the volcano as airborne ash and ballistic fragments from sudden explosions and wind-remobilized ash may pose hazards to aircraft.
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The caldera was formed by prehistoric eruptions between , and 5, BP. The volcano is located about 50 kilometers 31 mi south of Manila , the capital of the Phillipines. Main Crater Lake was temporarily displaced in the Taal Volcano eruption but reformed after months by rain when the volcanic activity in the area decreased. Taal Volcano has had several violent eruptions in the past, causing deaths on the island and the populated areas surrounding the lake, with an overall death toll of about 6,