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Kilauea Volcano Eruption Situation Report

In early May, Kilauea Volcano on the Island of Hawai'i began erupting in the Leilani Estates subdivision causing about 1,700 people to evacuate. Fissures have opened along a 2.5 mile stretch of land, and lava has covered 116 acres and destroyed 36 structures. President Donald Trump has declared a major disaster in Hawai'i allowing federal assistance to supplement state and local recovery efforts.

The following Situation Report is provided by Child Care Aware® of America, in collaboration with Humanity Road.