IVHHN is proud to announce that the new Ash Protection Guidelines (pamphlet, leaflet and poster in English and Spanish) now carry the logo of the Pan American Health Organization and World Health Organization.
IVHHN and the HIVE Consortium had written standardized epidemiological protocols for assessment of health impacts from volcanic emissions. Please use these during the next eruption at your local volcano!
IVHHN, in assocation with the Hawaii State Department of Health and USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory are pleased to announce the new Vog Dashboard, accessible from the Public Information tab (Hawaii vog).
A new study led by IVHHN Director Claire Horwell has concluded that the ash from the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull earlier this year does not have the potential to cause long-term respiratory health problems for Icelanders.