Tonga: US donates $25k for cyclone relief

from The Pacific Islands News Association
Published on 17 Jan 2002
17 JANUARY 2002 SUVA (Pacnews) -- The US Embassy in Fiji has donated US$25,000 to the Tongan Government for cyclone relief.

The US funds will be used primarily to replace foodstuffs destroyed by the storm, said US Charge d'Affaires Ron McMullen. According to Tongan Prime Minister 'Ulukalala Lavaka-Ata, Cyclone Waka was the worst to hit Tonga since 1961..."


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