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Event CategoryDisaster
Event GroupNatural
Event SubgroupGeological
Event TypeVolcano
PlaceEyjafjallajökull glacier, Iceland
Event Start DateApril 14, 2010
Event End DateApril 14, 2010
CommentsEyjafjallajökull glacier, Iceland, April 14, 2010. A volcanic eruption occurred under the Eyjafjallajökull glacier, in the south of Iceland at approximately 04:00 hrs in the morning of the April 14, 2010. The eruption resulted in large volumes of volcanic ash being spewed into the air. As a result, flights in and out of Europe were largely affected with large numbers of cancellations. Foreign Affairs and International Trade reported being contacted by 1,200 requests from affected Canadians. Transport Canada reported over 200 departures and arrivals of transatlantic flights which were cancelled during the interval.
Fatalities0
Injured / Infected0
Evacuated1200
Estimated Total CostUnknown
Federal DFAA PaymentsUnknown
Provincial DFAA PaymentsUnknown
Provincial Department PaymentsUnknown
Municipal CostsUnknown
OGD CostsUnknown
Insurance PaymentsUnknown
NGO PaymentsUnknown
Utility - People Affected0
Magnitude0.0