13 Feb 2018

Water, shelter and food main needs in Tonga

From , 4:04 pm on 13 February 2018

Disaster assessment teams in Tonga say water, shelter and food are the immediate needs for people still reeling from the destruction wrought by Tropical Cyclone Gita overnight.

Local and international NGO's are working with the National Emergency Management Office to try and gauge the extent of the damage on the main island of Tongatapu which hosts the capital Nuku Alofa and the nearby island of Eua.

Koroi Hawkins reports.

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