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Friday 16 December 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
People on the small island of Mo’unga’one in Ha’apai are receiving assistance from FINPAC, a four-year regional project that has provided a new boat, and installed a multi-purpose siren to improve warning of natural disasters.
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Tuesday 16 August 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New water tanks were distributed to 115 homes on the remote island of Niuafo’ou on Thursday, 28 July under a 'Supporting Community Water Resilience' Project launched by King Tupou VI.
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Thursday 31 March 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new multi-purpose training centre for Tonga Red Cross Society in Pangai, Ha'apai funded by the Japanese Government was handed over yesterday, Wednesday, 30 March.
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Monday 29 February 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
"Zika Zero" action at Vaini on Friday 26 February, brought together volunteers from various civil society groups to clean up the town and get rid of the rubbish that is a breeding place for mosquitoes.
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Wednesday 20 January 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The first 60 of 115 new water tanks were shipped today to Niuafo'ou by Tonga Red Cross to help people with their water storage during the current drought alert.
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Monday 15 June 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Red Cross today marked World Blood Donors Day 2015 with a theme ‘Thank you for saving my life’ by highlighting the life stories of volunteers and donor advocates on how donating blood saves lives.
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Wednesday 27 May 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
HE Mr David Vogelsanger, the Ambassador of Switzerland to Tonga visited the Tonga Red Cross Office in Nuku’alofa on Wednesday, 27 May.
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Friday 9 May 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Red Cross Society celebrated Red Cross Day yesterday Thursday, 8 May at its national headquarters in Nuku’alofa.
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Tuesday 22 April 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A government decision and a Parliamentary Motion to stop the construction of temporary houses for the victims of Cyclone Ian in Ha'apai has left the reconstruction in limbo, as the government pursues its objective of allowing only the building of 800 permanent houses at a cost of $48 million, even though no one knows where the funding will come from. From the House, by Pesi Fonua
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Friday 4 April 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Ministry of Infrastructure has stopped the Tonga Red Cross from constructing temporary shelters for families in Ha‘apai after Tropical Cyclone Ian devastated the islands in January. Two houses completed on the island of Mou'unga'one were handed over to affected families this week but the Red Cross had planned to build another 24 to alleviate the suffering.
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Monday 31 March 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Eleven families in four Hihifo villages are receiving help from the Red Cross after their homes were affected by flood waters caused by heavy rainfall last week, March 24 – 25.
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Monday 24 February 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongans in Melbourne have donated $7,150 pa’anga to Tonga’s Red Cross to assist with the ongoing relief efforts in Ha'apai following Tropical Cyclone Ian.
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Friday 14 February 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The New Zealand Government has committed $40,000 (NZD) to Tonga's Red Cross to purchase guttering kits for over 500 homes in Ha'apai for clean rainwater collection.
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Wednesday 12 February 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Essential food items were distributed to the people on ‘Uiha Island in Ha’apai on February 5 by the Tonga Red Cross Society. The food was donated by the 'Uiha Community in Nuku'alofa.
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Thursday 23 January 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Red Cross is doing “fantastic work in helping Tonga get back on its feet,” said Westpac-Tonga's country head Dennis Quayle, whose staff is assisting in the the cyclone recovery effort.
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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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Sunday 12 January 2014
Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
One person died on LIfuka as Tropical Cyclone Ian Category 5 ripped through the Ha‘apai Islands yesterday afternoon, causing extensive devastation, although the full extent of the impact on the low lying islands is unknown in Tonga's first recorded Category 5 cyclone. In Lifuka most houses were flattened or damaged and people sheltered in the churches and other community buildings.
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Monday 9 December 2013
Newcastle, Australia
The Tonga team has won nine medals at the Special Olympics 2013 Asia Pacific Games that ended last week in Newcastle, Australia. The eight athletes are expected tp return to Tonga early Tuesday morning, Dcember 10. A celebratory march will be held in Nuku'alofa, organised by a Special Olympics Committee leaving from the Tonga Red Cross Offices on Hala Taufa'ahau at 9:00am. A program will be held at the Digicel Christmas Tree Square at 10:00am.
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Saturday 8 October 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
HRH Prince Mired Bin Raad Al-Hussein of Jordan, during a welcome from Tonga's Red Cross in Nuku'alofa yesterday, said that he looked forward to Tonga supporting a humanitarian cause that aims at saving lives and bettering the lives of people who have been injured and suffered from a terrible weapon - land mines.
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Tuesday 27 October 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
After the tsunami of September 30, it is possible there will be a drought in Niuatputapu, during the coming months, said Sione Talifolau Lihau, a Tonga Red Cross volunteer, who returned to Nuku'aofa last Friday, 23 October, after spending three weeks on the island.
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