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Thursday 3 March 2022
290cases

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga now has 342 active COVID-19 cases, the Minister for Health, Hon Dr Saia Piukala confirmed today, March 3. There were 290 new cases reported between Feb. 25 and Mar. 3.
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Thursday 3 March 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Families who lost their houses in the tsunamis on January 15, will be assisted by government to rebuild homes. A groundbreaking ceremony to start the “Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai Volcanic Eruption Tsunami Recovery Project” was held on February 28 at Patangata and Sopu on the coast of the capital.
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Thursday 3 March 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A total of 174 repatriated passengers, were released from the Tanoa Hotel quarantine on Tuesday, March 1, after testing negative to COVID-19. Dr Reynold ‘Ofanoa said those arriving on the next repatriation flights, who would like to quarantine in their own homes can write a letter to the Ministry of Health, who will inspect the homes before approvals.
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Thursday 3 March 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Bank of South Pacific Tonga Limited today announced a Net Profit After Tax of T$11.85 million for the financial year ending 31 December 2021. The result was driven by the release of Covid-19 provisions, good foreign exchange revenue, and strong transaction volumes. BSP Tonga Country Head, Mrs Marcellina Wolfgramm-Haapai said this result was 20% above the 2020 financial result.
Thursday 3 March 2022
Mango children

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Table Tennis is providing a powerful distraction for the youth among the most affected by the volcanic eruptions and tsunamis, which devastated homes on the islands of Mango and ‘Atata. The trauma of their recent experiences will no doubt remain with the displaced communities for a long time to come – but, in the meantime, the smiles of joy on the children’s faces as they play table tennis brings happiness in these difficult times.
Thursday 3 March 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Laptops, tablets and other IT equipment worth AUD19,000 was handed over to the National Emergency Management Office (NEMO) to help with data collection of displaced people during disasters this week. The equipment and software is a gift from the International Organization for Migration.
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Wednesday 2 March 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Red Cross Society has been doing “an extremely wonderful job over the past month”, said ANZ Tonga Country Head, David Dudley, today, in presenting a donation of AUD$50,000 to support their efforts and work in Tonga's recovery from the natural disasters on January 15. By Linny Folau.
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Wednesday 2 March 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New private sector donations have been committed to assist the Tonga Government in its recovery program and to assist some of the urgent needs of those badly affected by the January 15 volcanic eruption and tsunamis in Tonga.
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Tuesday 1 March 2022
Canberra

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three of Australia's largest defence ships entered the Nuku'alofa harbour in formation, this afternoon, and were welcomed by Tonga's Prime Minister and officials at Vuna Wharf.
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Tuesday 1 March 2022
Reliance

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's domestic fibre optic telecommunications cable was torn apart by tremendous forces and deeply buried under volcanic debris on the ocean floor. It may take up to a year to fix. Tonga Cable Ltd. is looking worldwide for anyone with a 110km spare cable, but it may have to be specially manufactured and delivered from France. It was one of two cables broken during the Jan. 15 eruption.
Tuesday 1 March 2022
cross

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Pangaimotu Island monument was cleaned up by a work party from HMAS Adelaide during a small islands clean-up operation, following the devasting tsunamis and ash fall from the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcanic eruption on January 15. Navy and Army personnel scrubbed the cross clean from the sand and ash and cut overgrown vegetation.
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Monday 28 February 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A range of emergency relief goods, including food, water, and equipment, donated by Japan have been received by the Tongan Government.
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Monday 28 February 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 53-year-old man died when the car he was driving crashed into a coconut tree on a road travelling from Kahoua to Sia’atoutai on Sunday evening, February 27. A passenger was injured, in the accident which recorded Tonga's first road death for the year.
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Saturday 26 February 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Sixty-eight new COVID-19 cases were recorded in Tonga since the last report on February 23, including 42 in Hu‘atolitoli Prison, one in Vava‘u, and 25 in Tongatapu, the Prime Minister Hon. Siaosi Sovaleni told a press conference on Friday, February 25.
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Friday 25 February 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Deputy Prime Minister Hon. Poasi Tei and the Chinese Ambassador to Tonga HE Cao Xaolin signed handover certificates for the general contribution from the People’s Republic of China to Tonga at an official ceremony today at Vuna Wharf, Nuku'alofa.
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Friday 25 February 2022
MAFF

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's disaster recovery effort to re-build its agricultural sector, was assisted by the donation of 1500kg of seeds from New Zealand today.
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Friday 25 February 2022
Kao Island

Canberra, Australia
Tongan technicians were transported to Kao Island in Australian helicopters to repair a key Digicel tower to help restore communications to the outer islands in a three day operation completed on February 22.
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Friday 25 February 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Red Cross this week delivered bottled water supplies to 256 households, affected by the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcanic eruption and tsunamis.
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Friday 25 February 2022
eggs

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan rugby union player, Hosea Saumaki, and Leicester Tigers supporters in England, have sponsored much needed relief supplies to help many families affected by the tsunamis in Tonga.
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Wednesday 23 February 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Prime Minister Hon Siaosi Sovaleni today tested the connectivity on one of 50 VSAT terminals, set up at the PMO. The terminals were donated by US billionaire Elon Musk.
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