A contract to start the construction of a new hospital and a three bedroom staff quarter on Niuatoputapu was signed on April 4 2016, with over $2 million funding by the European Union. The project follows the 2009 tsunami that destroyed the hospital, homes, and businesses on the remote island.
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Results for Great Samoa-Tonga Earthquake and Tsunami
Thursday 8 October 2009
Prince Tungi headed a seven-member Tongan delegation in a brief visit to Samoa and American Samoa yesterday, Wednesday October 7 to convey the condolences of Tonga's king and people to the leaders and the people of Samoa and American Samoa for the loss of many lives following last week's tsunami.
Wednesday 7 October 2009
Responding to an appeal for drinking water and blankets in the tsunami devastated island of Niuatoputapu, Air New Zealand in Nuku'alofa this afternoon handed over a shipment of bottled mineral water, blankets and overnight kits to the Tonga Red Cross.