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Asthmatic man living near restive Bulusan Volcano dies

by on Nov.21, 2010, under General

An asthmatic man became the first fatality amid heightened activity of Bulusan Volcano. The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council identified the fatality as Rolando Purino, 28 of Cogon village in Irosin town in Sorsogon. The victim died due to respiratory problems from the ash fall, the authorities had advised residents to take precautions against ash fall from the volcano. Bulusan’s activity has affected at least 2, 712 families or 13, 561 people in 18 villages in Casiguran, Juban and Irosin town. Five evacuation centers are now serving 62 families or 284 people. It reminded residents not to venture into the four kilometer permanent danger zone.

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