Volcán de Fuego: Inside the emergency response

The eruption of Guatemala’s Fuego Volcano killed more than 100 people and disrupted the lives of more than 1 million survivors.
The Government declared a state of emergency in the three departments most affected by the eruption.
In the weeks following the eruption, authorities circulated lists of survivors.
Hundreds of families have taken refuge in shelters.
Temporary shelters prioritized families and included play areas for children.
With support from the international community, the recovery process provides an opportunity to ‘build back better’.




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