World rushes aid to tsunami-hit Tonga as drinking water, food runs short

Summary
More ships and aircraft carrying aid are due to arrive in Tonga in coming days as the international community responds to calls for urgent assistance from the Pacific island nation following a devastating volcanic eruption and tsunami. The first flights from Australia and New Zealand landed in Tonga on Thursday with much-needed
4 months ago·Tonga

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Reuters

World rushes aid to tsunami-hit Tonga as drinking water, food runs short

By Praveen Menon and Kirsty Needham WELLINGTON/SYDNEY - More ships and aircraft carrying aid are due to arrive in Tonga in coming days as the international community responds to calls for urgent assistance from the Pacific island nation following a devastating volcanic eruption and tsunami. The first flights from Australia and New Zealand landed in Tonga on Thursday with much-needed

4 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

Tonga volcano: drinking water is priority as aid begins to arrive for stricken nation

The first aid vessels and flights have arrived and more are on their way as the devastated Pacific nation begins clean-upTonga’s government said drinking water was the priority as the clean-up continued a week after a devastating volcanic eruption and tsunami.A national emergency team had already distributed 60,000 litres of water to residents, the government said on Saturday. A desalination plant on a New Zealand naval ship that arrived on Fri…

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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News18 India

World Rushes Aid To Tsunami-hit Tonga As Drinking Water, Food Runs Short

More ships and aircraft carrying aid are due to arrive in Tonga in coming days as the international community responds to calls for urgent assistance from the Pacific island nation following a devastating volcanic eruption and tsunami.

4 months ago·India
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The Star Kuala Lumpur

World rushes aid to tsunami-hit Tonga as drinking water, food runs short

WELLINGTON/SYDNEY (Reuters) - More ships and aircraft carrying aid are due to arrive in Tonga in coming days as the international community responds to calls for urgent assistance from the Pacific island nation following a devastating volcanic eruption and tsunami. Read full story

4 months ago·Malaysia
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ABC Australia

Drinking water the priority in Tonga after volcano, tsunami with Australian naval ship on the way

Minister for International Development Zed Seselja says Tongan officials and defence personnel are doing an "extraordinary job" in aid and clean-up efforts.

4 months ago·Australia
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Channel News Asia

World rushes aid to tsunami-hit Tonga as drinking water, food runs short

WELLINGTON: More ships and aircraft carrying aid are due to arrive in Tonga in coming days as the international community responds to calls for urgent assistance from the Pacific island nation following a devastatin

4 months ago·Singapore
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