IVHHN - The International Volcanic Health Hazard Network

VolcanoThe International Volcanic Health Hazard Network (IVHHN) is an umbrella organisation for all research and dissemination of information on volcanic health hazards and impacts.

IVHHN currently involves 31 expert members from 25 international institutions as well as corresponding members who are signed up to the mailing list. Expert members of IVHHN work in diverse scientific disciplines such as volcanology, epidemiology, toxicology, public health and physical chemistry with a common aim of trying to determine the health effects of volcanic emissions. IVHHN was launched in 2003 and is an IAVCEI Commission.




Breaking News

IVHHN Library updated!

The IVHHN Library - which is a database of all known academic articles related to the health impacts of volcanic eruptions - has been fully updated and is now much easier to access with drop down links and a downloadable PDF. The Library is under the Resources tab or can be accessed directly from: www.ivhhn.org/resources/library.html

If you know of any articles which are not listed, please Contact Us.


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Download our pamphlets on preparing for ashfall and on the health hazards of ash. They are designed for mass distribution at the onset of new eruptions. They are now avaiable in English, Japanese, French Spanish, Portuguese, Swahili, Indonesian and Icelandic with Italian versions being available shortly. Please see our Pamphlets page for further infomation.





The report on the health hazard of ash which fell on Iceland during the eruption of Eyjafjallajökull is now available to download. Our pamhlets are also available in Icelandic for download.



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