Tonga’s Transnational Response

On January 15, Tonga and its vast transnational community were shaken by the eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai Volcano. APSC’s Eliorah Malifa sat down with Tongan Deputy High Commissioner to Australia, Curtis Tuihalangingie and Secretary-General of the Tonga Red Cross, Sione Taumoefolau to discuss the impact of this disaster on Tongan communities and the ongoing recovery effort. If you would like to donate to support Tonga’s recovery, you can do so here.

 

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