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Life with Ash – Accounts from the 2010 Merapi Eruption

This film shares the experiences of communities living near Merapi volcano, Indonesia and how they coped with the volcanic ash which fell during the 2010 explosive eruption.

The film aims to help people learn about eruptions and what it is like to experience ashfall. We hope that this will help people to be better prepared for future eruptions.

Subtitles are available in English by clicking on the CC button or you can switch to Bahasa in the Settings button. Further languages are coming soon. It is also available on YouTube and Vimeo.

This film was made by the Health Interventions in Volcanic Eruptions (HIVE) Consortium for IVHHN and VolFilm. Other films about people’s experiences in volcanic eruptions, and volcanic hazards and their impacts, can be viewed on the VolFilm Vimeo or YouTube channels.  

For more information on protecting yourself from ash, please visit: www.ivhhn.org/ash-protection.