Tonga will enter a lockdown after finding coronavirus infections in two port workers helping distribute aid arriving in the Pacific nation following a volcanic eruption and tsunami.
The Red Cross provided tents, food, water and toilets to households on Tonga’s main island which has been suffering devastating effect of volcano eruption.
Australia and New Zealand have sent humanitarian supplies including temporary shelters, generators, hygiene kits, and communications equipment to the tsunami-hit pacific nation.
Tonga’s only undersea cable was damaged after Saturday’s volcano-tsunami disaster, plunging the Pacific island into a communications blackout that could last for weeks.
At least three people have died and many were injured after a volcanic eruption and tsunami destroyed an entire village on Tonga's Mango island, the government reports.
Volcanic eruption has cut communication with the Pacific island nation of Tonga as New Zealand and Australia sent military surveillance flights to assess the damage .
South Pacific archipelago remains largely cut off from the world several days after eruption on an uninhabited volcanic island cut its main undersea communications cable.
Darwin-based monitoring station reports another eruption, three days after eruption of an underwater volcano triggered a tsunami and blanketed the Pacific island with ash.
The eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai underwater volcano, located about 65 kilometres north of Nuku'alofa, caused a 1.2 metre tsunami.
Yemen’s Houthis have charged Intisar al Hammadi with committing an indecent act by modelling and with drug possession and Human Rights Watch says the rebels reportedly threatened to subject her to a “virginity test”.
A spring desert wind laced with radioactive dust has struck France, but it's nothing compared to what Algerians have faced as a result of France's testing of nuclear weapons in former colonies.
For over 50 years, France deliberately concealed the impact of radioactive contamination from its tests on the Pacific island which infected almost "entire population" of French Polynesia, a new investigation reveals.
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