No accident witnessed on human or animal lives, Say displaced inhabitant of Sireru
Assab, 30 June 2011- The displaced inhabitant of Sireru due to the earthquake and volcanic eruption that occurred in the southern and south-western parts of Southern Red Sea region on the 12th and 14th of June said that even though the melting of rock is continuing, no accident is witnessed on human or animal lives thanks to Government efforts as regards providing the necessary care.
They told ERINA that they were rescued from the natural disaster because of the Government’s swift emergency measures. The nationals were relocated to safe place.
Reports disclosed that though the speed of the melting lava in Sireru has slowed down, about 20 meters of land area covered by vegetation is being destroyed and river beds are covered within 24 hours. Besides, in some places the lava has covered an area of about 4 Km. wide and 20 meters heigh.
Moreover, the local inhabitants said that thick emission of smoke was witnessed from new lava eruptions in South Denkalia, Husele and Gagun on June 27.
Likewise, emergency of volcanic eruption committee formed from various ministries and other government agencies have visited displaced nationals in Hawra and Wadien, in addition to holding discussions with the displaced citizens as regards provision of necessary relief supplies.