On December 3, Mount Marapi in West Sumatra erupted and spewed rocks and sand within a radius of three kilometers, with an activity level II (Alert).
The BNPB also recorded 140,829 damaged houses out of which 18,971 suffered severe damages, 25,263 incurred moderate damages, and 96,595 houses suffered mild damages.
"After carrying out a joint evaluation of all the SAR potential involved in the search and the families of the victims who have not been found, we finally agreed to stop or close the SAR operation which has been going on for 13 days."
Since two days ago, it keeps releasing lava avalanches as far as two kilometers away.
"Other likely threats are the emission of toxic gases around the crater area. If an eruption occurs and the material falls on the slopes of the volcano, then there is a likely threat of cold lava when it rains,"
BNPB confirmed the death toll from Mount Semeru eruption rose to 43, as evacuation continues in the fifth day after the disaster.
Some refugees are taking shelter in other sub-districts, he said. For instance, 188 people have sought refuge in Lumajang sub-district, 290 people in Tempeh sub-district, 67 people in Sumberseko sub-district, and 45 people in Sukodono District
As per data collected by the command post so far, 5,205 people have been affected by the volcanic eruption, 27 people have gone missing, and 15 have died, he noted. The command post is still updating the data on affected residents
BNPB said at least 1,300 people have to be evacuated after Mount Semeru in Lumajang, East Java, erupted on Saturday, December, 2021.
56 People should get medical treatment in several hospitals.
Some amateur videos recorded by residents are describing how terrible the Mount Semeru eruption that occurred on Saturday
48 People were rushed to the hospital due to a severe burn. A bridge impacted by cold lava.
the sea level had risen on Sunday (November 28) night 2021 and on Monday with a sea level of less than one meter and an inundation distance of about 30 meters.