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Massive Ha‘apai clean-up starts today

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Massive Ha‘apai clean-up starts today

The first flight landed at Lifuka’s Salote Pilolevu Airport shortly after dawn this morning. Digicel-Tonga’s charter flight was carrying technicians on an urgent mission to restore communications and power. We found the Ha‘apai people emerging from the shelter of their churches and schools to clean-up after the most powerful cyclone ever known to cross Tongan waters. Photos by Pesi Fonua.

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