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Tuesday 21 January 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Development Bank (TDB) has deferred loan repayments, and waived interest charges and fees for its customers from Ha'apai for three months, in response to the destruction caused by Cyclone Ian.
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Tuesday 21 January 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
270 emergency response kits stored in Tonga by the Rotary club were sent to Ha’apai last weekend to aid residents in their recovery from Cyclone Ian.
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Tuesday 21 January 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Government of Japan will provide emergency relief goods including water tanks to assist relief efforts in Ha’apai following Tropical Cyclone Ian's destruction.
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Monday 20 January 2014
Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
A nine-year-old boy suffering from suspected appendicitis, and another woman patient, were evacuated from Ha‘apai yesterday, Sunday, by a French aircraft. Lemoto Latu of Fotuha‘a underwent emergency surgery soon after his arrival at Vaiola Hospital.
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Monday 20 January 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A group of Nuku‘alofa business people have started a “Help Ha‘apai Fund” to raise funds for helping families rebuild after Cyclone Ian.
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Saturday 18 January 2014
Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
Under a joint operation by the armed forces of Tonga, New Zealand and France, tons of New Zealand gifted cyclone relief supplies have been ferried overnight to Pangai and also by three flights made by a French CASA aircraft to Lifuka today, in a major effort to supply drinking water, shelter and other goods to the areas that were devasted by Cyclone Ian on January 11.
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Friday 17 January 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The ANZ Tonga bank today donated $15,000 pa’anga to the Tonga Red Cross to assist with the relief efforts in Ha’apai following the devastation left by Tropical Cyclone Ian On January 11.
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Friday 17 January 2014
Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
Ha‘apai tourism faciliities suffered an estimated $1.6 million pa‘anga damage in Cyclone Ian but there have been no reports of any injured visitors, Tonga's Ministry of Commerce, Tourism & Labour reported today.
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Thursday 16 January 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
In a swift response after Cyclone Ian cut off communications in Ha‘apai on Saturday, Digicel-Tonga Ltd. has put in place temporary solutions to get its mobile phone network restored in Ha'apai. Assisted by Chathams Pacific, Digicel-Tonga chartered six flights to Ha‘apai over the last three-days to get their crew and relief workers over as rapidly as possible.
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Thursday 16 January 2014
Brisbane, Australia
The Queensland Government has announced a donation of $50,000 (AUD) to help victims of Cyclone Ian.
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Thursday 16 January 2014
Canberra, Australia
Australia will provide an initial $50,000 (AUD) in emergency supplies to assist the Government of Tonga to respond to the needs of people affected by Cyclone Ian, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop announced on Tuesday.
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Thursday 16 January 2014
Wellington, New Zealand
Tear Fund New Zealand is urging the Tongan government to formally ask for international help following Tropical Cyclone Ian before it is too late to get assistance.
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Thursday 16 January 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Food and water supplies worth more than $40,000 pa’anga was handed over to the Prime Minister Lord Tu’ivakano from the Chinese Ambassador to Tonga HE Mr Huang Huaguang to help the relief efforts in Ha'apai on January 15. The donation is from the Chinese Embassy in Nuku’alofa and the Tonga-Chinese Association.
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Thursday 16 January 2014
Wellington, New Zealand
Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand has pledged NZD$40,000 to support Caritas Tonga’s response to Tropical Cyclone Ian. Caritas Tonga has expertise in providing psychosocial support following a disaster, and Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand will support this again if the need is identified, stated its director, Julianne Hickey.
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Wednesday 15 January 2014
Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
Oxfam New Zealand has sent an emergency response team to Tonga on January 14 and is gearing up its aid efforts following reports of complete destruction left by Cyclone Ian to the northern islands of Ha‘apai.
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Wednesday 15 January 2014
Nuku‘alofa, Tonga.
The Salvation Army has launched an appeal for funds to meet the educational needs of children in Tonga affected by Cyclone Ian, one of the most powerful storms on record.
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Wednesday 15 January 2014
Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
The Christian World Service, the aid and development agency of New Zealand churches, has launched an appeal to support the women of Ha‘apai and Vava‘u organising clean-up operations in Tonga after the destructive Cyclone Ian on January 11.
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Wednesday 15 January 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A partnership of international humanitarian agencies known as the Pacific Humanitarian Team (PHT) has stated that it is ready to support Tonga’s recovery from Cyclone Ian.
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Wednesday 15 January 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Power Ltd. estimates that it will cost at least $3 million pa'anga to rebuild the entire power distribution network in the Ha’apai islands after Cyclone Ian destroyed over 90 percent of the power lines and poles when it hit on Saturday, January 11.
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Wednesday 15 January 2014
Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
Images of Faleloa village before and after Cyclone Ian, show how lush vegetation has been stripped from Foa Island. Before Cyclone Ian, Faleloa homes were surrounded by breadfruit trees, mangoes and bananas and other food crops.
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