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Japan tsunami appeal 2011

Samoa Red Cross has raised over 27,000 tala in response to the earthquake and tsunami that devastated north eastern Japan on 11 March 2011. The appeal was launched immediately after the disaster to...

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Samoa

Samoa: Little Girls Lost

Eight months on Karina Coates, Communications Delegate, Samoa 3 June 2010 With rebuilding underway and tropical regrowth masking a landscape scarred by last September's tsunami, internal wounds are...

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Samoa: Diarrhea Outbreak in Tsunami Affected Areas

The Samoa Red Cross Health Team is responding to reports from health clinics in the tsunami affected areas of an increase in cases of diarrhea, particularly in children under the age of 5. The...

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Samoa Red Cross social mapping project

As part of the early tsunami recovery the Samoa Red Cross Society, with the help of the International Federation Red Cross (IFRC) and the Cook Islands Red Cross Society, has initiated a social...

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Samoa: Tsunami relief update, 2 Nov 2009

The tsunami that hit the islands of Samoa and American Samoa claimed the lives of many Samoans. Two of those victims were citizens of Samoa staying in American Samoa. Samoa and American Samoa are...

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Samoa: Tsunami relief update, 13 Oct 2009

Over the weekend Samoans celebrated their annual White Sunday holiday including a public holiday on Monday. Though most people had the day off to spend with friends and family many relief workers and...

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Samoa: Tsunami relief update, 7 Oct 2009

A week after the tsunami hit Samoa the true extent of the impact and the recovery needs are becoming clearer. Forty villages have been affected by the tsunami, 20 of which have been nearly or totally...

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Samoa: Tsunami relief update, 5 Oct 2009

As soon as the alarm was raised on 29 September, Samoa Red Cross Society volunteers went into action, evacuating people from low-lying areas. In the immediate aftermath of the disaster, they provided...

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