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White Island Volcanic Eruption

A volcano erupted on White Island, New Zealand on 9 December 2019. If possible, avoid the affected area and move to a safer location. If you need urgent consular assistance, contact the Consular Emergency Centre on +61 2 6261 3305, or text/whatsapp +61 421 269 080. For more information, visit

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