Workers cautiously resume rescue efforts near Guatemala volcano

09 June, 2018, 19:17 | Author: Genevieve Gibbs
  • Women mourn as the coffins of seven people who died following the eruption of the Fuego volcano are carried along the streets of Alotenango

According to a CNN report, CONRED head Sergio Garcia Cabanas said around 1.7 million people had been affected by the eruption.

More than 12,000 people have been evacuated from their homes, the disaster management agency said, with over 3,000 of them housed in temporary shelters.

A man covered with ash after the eruption of the Fuego volcano, in San Miguel Los Lotes in Escuintla.

Some of the eruptions sent an ash plume 16,000 feet into the sky.

President Jimmy Morales has been criticized on social media for passively waiting to react to offers of worldwide aid.

A rescuer works after the eruption of the Fuego volcano, in Acatenango, Guatemala, June 4, 2018.

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Local resident Eva Ascón also told CNN how she was losing hope that her loved ones near the eruption had survived, and said she would plead with rescue workers to "give us time to identify the bodies in the morgue". As expected, the death toll has since increased, reaching 75.

"On behalf of the government of Israel I would like to express our solidarity with the people and Government of Guatemala over the damage caused by the eruption of Volcan de Fuego, the 'Fire Volcano.' My condolences to the families of the victims".

On Tuesday, Fuego volcano erupted again, unleashing a new flow of risky volcanic material.

Firefighters said the chance of finding anyone alive amid the still-steaming terrain was practically nonexistent 72 hours after the volcanic explosion on Sunday.

Volcanologists have also warned nearby residents to be wary of mudslides in the next coming days which are also extremely unsafe.

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Volcan de Fuego, meaning "volcano of fire" in Spanish, is one of three active volcanoes in the Central American country. Once a verdant collection of canyons, hillsides and farms, the area was reduced to a moonscape of ash by the avalanche of fast-moving molten rock, mud and debris.

Many people were separated from or forced to abandon family that was trapped by the debris, including young children.

Rubin says these clouds of ash and hot gas can not be outrun as they move downslope and spread out to long distances quickly.

Authorities have not offered any estimate of how many people might still be missing.

Naomi Diaz said the volunteers wanted to pitch in because they saw that people needed help.

The National Institute of Forensic Sciences reported that it was possible to identify 17 of the 69 victims by means of "fingerprints and physical traits", but many bodies are completely burned and recognition is nearly impossible.

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