As thousands of Balinese leave immediate danger zone near erupting volcano, many locals feel they have no choice but to keep farming their lands and protecting their livestock.
Indonesia's National Disaster Mitigation Agency says around 40,000 people have been evacuated from the danger zone, and is calling for another 100,000 to leave.
"We need to monitor and be cautious over the possibility of a strong, explosive eruption," says Gede Suantika, an official at Indonesia's volcanology and geological disaster mitigation agency.
Mount Agung, 75 kilometres from the tourist hub of Kuta, has been shaking since August, causing fears it could erupt for the first time since 1963 and triggering the highest possible alert level eight days ago.
The Manaro Voui volacano in Vanuatu in the South Pacific Ocean and Mount Agung in eastern Bali could both erupt in any time.
Mount Agung has recorded over 560 tremors as it threatens to erupt for the first time since 1963.
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