Tonga volcano: 84% of population affected by ashfall and tsunami

  Some residents relocated after homes destroyed as communication remains ‘an acute challenge’ and more international relief on its way Eighty-four percent of the population of Tonga has been affected by the ashfall and tsunami that hit the country, the Tongan government has said in its second update since the volcanic eruption on 15 January. Sixty-two residents of the remote Mango Island have had to relocate to nearby Nomuka Island after losing their homes and belongings, and the government warned they may have to relocate again to the main island due to food and water shortages. Continue reading... .. Full story on 

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