Read the following two articles on the current volcanic eruption in Guatemala which look at the rescue operations taking place.
2. The Guardian: Guatemala volcano: fresh eruptions force rescuers to evacuate
Guatemala's Fuego volcano erupted on Sunday 3rd June 2018 and is one of Central America's most active volcanoes. Fuego regularly erupts, but usually these are smaller events which pose little risk. However, Sunday's eruption caused more fatalities than any other previously recorded at Fuego. Why was this the case? Use information from the articles and the linked documents included within them to identify the causes, impacts and responses.
Here are some resources to help further your students knowledge and understanding of volcanic eruptions: their causes, effects and how people respond to and monitor them.