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Remember Pinatubo’s eruption – Phivolcs

Rainier Allan Ronda - The Philippine Star

MANILA, Philippines – One the eve of the 25th anniversary of the eruption of Mt. Pinatubo, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) called on the public to remember the tragedy, which is considered one of the largest eruptions to hit the planet in the 20th century.

“Phivolcs encourages everyone to look back and remember not only the tragedy, but also the lessons we learned,” the agency said in a statement.

“Awareness and preparedness would increase our chances against natural hazards and disasters. Through continuous monitoring, and information, education and communication campaign of Phivolcs, let us keep our communities safe,” it said.

Phivolcs will lead other government agencies in commemorating the eruption of Mt. Pinatubo today.

 

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