natural disasters, Self Care

Remembering the Tragedy of Nevado Del Ruiz

It was 1985 when I learned what it meant to feel unsafe. Nevado Del Ruiz, a volcano that is part of the Andes mountain range in Colombia, erupted and triggered a massive mudslide. The ensuing tragedy devastated the town of Armero, Colombia and surrounding areas leaving many homeless, injured and killing over 23,000 people. Continue reading “Remembering the Tragedy of Nevado Del Ruiz”