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Mount Merapi: Indonesian volcano erupts

By: Noel Kirkpatrick on Nov. 2, 2010, 11:16 a.m.

Photo: Trisnadi/AP

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Evacuation procedures

A volunteer directs residents fleeing their homes as Mount Merapi releases volcanic material into the air on Nov. 1. Evacuation orders for villages around Mount Merapi were ordered on Oct. 25, 2010 when the threat level for the volcano was raised to the heighest level. Around 19,000 people were order to leave, but no numbers are available on how many complied.