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Sur cette photographie prise le 17 novembre 2021 et publiée par l’Unité d’urgence militaire espagnole (UME), un membre de l’UME surveille les coulées de lave de La Laguna, à la suite de l’éruption du volcan Cumbre Vieja sur l’île des Canaries de La Palma. © Luismi ORTIZ / AFP / SPANISH MILITARY UNIT (UME) on this photograph taken on November 17, 2021 and published by the Spanish Military Emergency Unit (UME), a member From the UME monitors the lava flows of the Laguna, following the eruption of the Cumbre Vieja volcano on the Canary Island of La Palma.

It has two long months that the Cumbre Vieja Volcano of La Palma, in the Canary Islands eruption. If these spectacular images have been viewed around the world, the eruption of the volcano has mostly upset its thousands of inhabitants who observe, powerless, lava flows and ash rains.

This is now two months, on Friday, November 19, 2021, that The Palma Cumbre Vieja volcano has eruption . Withdrawn, the 85,000 inhabitants of the island located in the Canary Islands archipelago, have been attending lava flows, repeated seismic episodes, and clouds and rains of ash.

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A long eruption

The eruption of the Cumbre Vieja has already exceeded the average duration of the historic eruptions that occurred at the Palma, which is of About 55 days. The longest, so far, was that of Tehuya, in the sixteenth century, which lasted 84 days, according to Rtve.es .

Since the eruption , the lava flows extend over more than 1,040.5 hectares (on Thursday, November 18), 1.4% of the total territory of the island, with a perimeter that reaches 53 kilometers, reports the Spanish daily El Pais . The explosion of the cone also caused constant landslides, multiplying the lava rivers. The lava flows did not spare some villages like El Pedregal, Todoque, Los Campitos, or Callejón de la Gata ...

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According to the Spanish National Geographical Institute, however, the volcano lost energy and the number of Seismic episodes decreased.

7,000 people evacuated

many inhabitants have lost their homes, while others hope that theirs will be spared by lava flows. Since the Entry Eruption, September 19, 2021, about 7,000 people had to be moved. "The main concern of the neighbors is to find a new home to rebuild their lives," said the president of the Palma Council on the chain the sexta.

"We have been living under a volcano for two months, with restrictions to go out because of the gases, ashes ... the island is black right now ... the water is affected in all areas," explained to Rtve .es Lived Labrador, President of the Red Cross of the Eastern Region of the Palma. "Until the end of the eruption, the extent of the destruction that exists will not really be visible, not only for the houses, but also for the inhabitants, because many people are indirectly affected [...] to live under A volcano creates stress, and even if your home is spared, you can not go out, or children can not go to school because of the quality of the air ... The problem concerns the whole island because This affects everyone's daily life, " highlights the humanitarian.

According to the President of the Government of the Canary Islands, Ángel Víctor Torres, the first estimates of the damage caused by the volcano would rise "between 550 and 700 million" , reports el pais.

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© Borja Suarez / Reuters Spanish coastguards, returned to the port of Arguineguin after rescuing 81 people. But two people are dead and four always missing. Two migrants have perished and four others have been missing Saturday off the Spanish Islands of the Canaries, while a total of 81 people have been rescued at sea, have announced relief.

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