BALI emergency status of Mount Agung extended 14 days
This is the third time that the 3,142-meter-high volcano's emergency status is being extended.
The extension of the emergency status is also aimed at easing the deployment of personnel, the use of budget, and the procurement and distribution of logistics, he noted.
A total of 133,457 evacuees are being sheltered at 385 different locations in eight districts and a municipality in Bali.
The Center for Volcanology and Disaster Hazard Mitigation (PVMB) still maintains the highest alert level for the volcano by recommending a ban on any activity within a radius of 9 kilometers plus 12 kilometers from the peak of the volcano.