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Welcome to IVHHN

The International Volcanic Health Hazard Network (IVHHN) is an umbrella organisation for all research and dissemination of information on volcanic health hazards and impacts.

IVHHN is an IAVCEI Commission.



Scientific Protocols

Epidemiological protocols and guidelines for ash collection and analysis.

Public Information

IVHHN printable and audio-visual informational products.

Academic References

Database of literature on the health hazards and impacts of volcanic eruptions.




Crisis Management

Briefing notes for eruption management.




Latest News

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Gas pamphlet front cover

NEW! IVHHN gas & aerosol pamphlet

IVHHN has published a new pamphlet on the health hazards of volcanic and geothermal gases which can be found here. The new pamphlet compliments IVHHN's existing ones on volcanic ash preparedness, health impacts and community protection.

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