Volcano in La Palma, the live eruption | The eruption meets a week and leaves almost 6,000 evacue and some 400 damaged buildings

The volcanic eruption that began on September 19 in the Old Summit area, on the island of La Palma, will comply on Sunday an active week by means of almost 6,00

Volcano in La Palma, the live eruption |
 The eruption meets a week and leaves almost 6,000 evacue and some 400 damaged buildings

The volcanic eruption that began on September 19 in the Old Summit area, on the island of La Palma, will comply on Sunday an active week by means of almost 6,000 evacuated neighbors and some 400 buildings and damaged or lost infrastructures.

In this regard, according to the Government of the Canary Islands, administrations have launched the necessary initiatives to deal with the housing emergency of families who have lost their homes.

It is estimated that there could be about 400 damaged, or partially damaged buildings / infrastructures, within the perimeter of the castings - in this figure include homes, tools, swimming pools or reservoirs, as well as other facilities yet to be defined.

For its part, the teams intervening in the operation amount to almost 800 security and emergencies from different institutions of the town halls, island councils, the Government of the Canary Islands and the Government of Spain, in addition to volunteering.

Similarly, there is a perimeter of exclusion by sea, from the south by the tip of the well (Puerto Naos), to the north by the beach of the vineyards (Tazacorte), and parallel to the coast, two nautical miles of the Litoral, established by maritime captaincy.

In addition, ENAIRE, has established two restricted areas of airspace in the municipalities of El Paso and the Llanos de Aridane, temporarily until the end of the emergency, in the sea and land area below 3,000 feet, to which only State security forces and bodies, emergency services, state aircraft and properly authorized, which does not affect commercial aviation, which does not fly over these two restricted areas.

Last Sunday, September 19, just a week ago, the volcanic eruption began in La Palma. And, since then, it is estimated that lava has forced to evacuate some 6,000 neighbors and has totally or partially damaged some 400 buildings and infrastructures.

In this figure, homes, accessories, pools or reservoirs are included, as well as other facilities yet to be defined.

Updated Date: 26 September 2021, 02:09

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