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Canary Island Of La Palma Declared Disaster Zone

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Follows volcanic eruption

The Canary island of La Palma has been declared a disaster zone.

The declaration comes 12 days after a volcanic eruption began destroying homes and land.

This now means Spain will provide approximately €10 million of emergency support.

Hot lava and smoke continues to surround villages.

Sky's Becky Cotterill - at the foot of the volcano - says authorities are worried about it spewing into the Atlantic:

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