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NZ supplies to Ha'apai Jan 2014

Disease, mosquitos, dengue may follow cyclone Ian says Oxfam’s partner TNYC

CANBERRA, Jan 15 (Reuters) – Widespread destruction caused by a tropical cyclone that hit the South Pacific island nation of Tonga last week is raising fears of a disease outbreak in the island kingdom. Tropical Cyclone Ian, a category-five cyclone, appears to have destroyed up to 90 percent of homes on the northern Ha’apai Islands, which are home to […]

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Ha'apai Cyclone Ian

Ha’apai, Oxfam partners with youth congress

Tuesday, 14 January, 2014 – 15:56 Oxfam New Zealand has sent an emergency response team to Tonga today and is gearing up its aid efforts following reports of utter destruction left by Cyclone Ian to the northern islands of Ha’apai. Matelita Blake-Hour, from Oxfam’s partner organisation in Tonga, The Tongan National Youth Congress (TNYC), is […]

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