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Department of Science and Technology’s Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS), Philippine Red Cross (PRC)
On 1 July 2021, the Department of Science and Technology’s Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) raised an Alert Level from 2 to 3 (out of 5) after increasing activity of Taal Volcano, which is located on the island of Luzon in Batangas, CALABARZON (Region IV-A). An Alert Level 3 means that there is magmatic intrusion at the main crater that may further drive succeeding eruptions. Taal Volcano is situated on Volcano Island and is listed as a Permanent Danger Zone, with permanent settlement on the island not recommended, however, approximately 53,697 people (10,131 families) and CHF 129 Million of infrastructure are within 10 kilometre radius and 2.81 Million people within 30 kilometre distance (AHA Centre).
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