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Friday 1 July 2022
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A team of 14 members have arrived from Japan to continue and complete the Tonga National Early Warning System (NEWS) Project tentatively set for September this year.
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Thursday 30 June 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Vakaloa Beach Resort, received a $1.67 million insurance claim from National Pacific Insurance after the resort was wiped out on January 15. To date, NPI has paid out NZ$7.6 million worth of claims in relation to the Hunga Tonga- Hunga Ha’apai volcanic eruption and tsunami.
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Tuesday 21 June 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tongan Community in Hawaii have sent a 40ft container of donations, including cartons of bottled water and food items, received by the Tonga Red Cross.
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Saturday 11 June 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau’u are leading a ‘Paletu’a Project’ to build a new neighbourhood near Matatoa for the resettlement of hundreds of Kanokupolu people whose homes were destroyed by the Hunga tsunamis in January. Newly released plans estimate the development will about $24 million pa'anga, to be raised from various sources, including donor funding. While Mango islanders' will be resettled to Ta'anga in 'Eua.
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Friday 27 May 2022
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Vulnerable families in Tonga have received emergency multi-purpose cash hand-outs from the International Organisation for Migration, following the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcanic eruption and tsunamis in January.
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Wednesday 18 May 2022
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Donations raised from a benefit concert in the United States were handed out to two local organizations on 17 May, to assist in the aftermath of the volcanic eruption and tsunamis that impacted Tonga on 15 January this year. A. further donation will be given to a local primary school.
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Wednesday 18 May 2022
Mango islanders

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The island community of Mango in Ha’apai who were affected by the tsunamis and volcano eruption on 15 January will have their homes rebuilt on the outer island of ‘Eua.
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Wednesday 11 May 2022
'Help Tonga Switzerland'

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Distribution this week of truckloads of food supplies donated by 'Help Tonga Switzerland' has reached over 300 vulnerable and affected families on Tongatapu in the aftermath of the volcanic eruption and tsunamis.
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Wednesday 11 May 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's future management of catastrophes and national planning for disaster risks will be strengthened by improving national information systems and data collection, particularly disaster risk finance data. This is a focus for a Stakeholder and Surveyors Training Workshop this week, under a Tonga government project to assemble a comprehensive inventory of population and properties at risk.
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Friday 29 April 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Extremely high rainfall in Fua’amotu in Tongatapu during March has smashed the all time Tonga Met records for the month. The rainfall of 594mm was more than three times the average for March.
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Thursday 28 April 2022

Sydney, Australia
Prime Minister Hon. Hu’akavameliku received a cheque for AUD$463,679 (about $760,000 pa‘anga) from the Fakaliku Tonga Fund, presented by Tonga's High Commissioner to Australia, HRH Princess Angelika Låtüfuipeka Tuku’aho last week at the Tonga Consulate in Sydney.
Friday 22 April 2022

Auckland, New Zealand
Prime Minister Hon. Hu’akavameiliku met Matson shipping key staff in Auckland and acknowledged the company’s donation of relief goods and free shipping of community-donated goods from families and other donors in New Zealand to Nuku’alofa.
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Friday 22 April 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Relief kits and cash were donated to members of the South Pacific Business Development (SPBD Tonga) Microfinance today to aid in recovery efforts from the volcano eruption and tsunami that impacted Tonga in January.
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Thursday 21 April 2022

Auckland, New Zealand
Tonga’s Prime Minister Hon. Hu’akavameiliku visited the Moana Pasifika rugby players in Auckland yesterday to thank them and their supporters for “for helping Tonga in our time of need”, in the aftermath of the volcanic eruption and tsunamis on January 15.
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Wednesday 20 April 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two 20ft containers filled with donations of relief items are being sent to Tonga’s National Emergency Management Office (NEMO) to distribute to those impacted by the January volcano and tsunami event.
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Saturday 16 April 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An Australian NGO, the Nerang Men’s Shed and other Men's Sheds on the Gold Coast, have collected tools to assist households in Tonga devastated by the Hunga Tonga Hunga-Ha’apai volcanic eruption and tsunamis in January.
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Wednesday 6 April 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Tongan delegation led by Prime Minister Hon. Hu’akavameiliku will attend the 7th Our Ocean Conference 2022 held in Koror, Palau on April 13-14.
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Wednesday 6 April 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The keys to the first new home, built by the Tongan government under the volcano and tsunami rebuilding program, were handed over to ‘Ahau resident Halaime Veilofia by the Prime Minister Hon Hu’akavameiliku yesterday.
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Tuesday 29 March 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Eight United Nations personnel, who recently completed their 15-day mandatory quarantine in Tonga, are now providing direct support to the country's ongoing recovery efforts from the volcanic and tsunami event that occurred in January.
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Friday 18 March 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A strong wind and heavy rain warning is in force for Tongatapu, ‘Eua and Ha’apai land areas for tonight and tomorrow, Saturday.

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