An additional $2.5 million in humanitarian support for Tonga & USS Sampson Delivers Aid

Assistance to Tonga in the Wake of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai Eruptions and Tsunami: The United States continues to increase its assistance to the Kingdom of Tonga in the wake of the recent Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcanic eruptions, ashfall, and tsunami. As announced yesterday, the United States will provide, through the U.S. Agency for International ... Read More»

US$100,000 in support to Tonga

U.S. Embassy SUVA   – Today, U.S. Embassy Suva’s Chargé d’affaires Tony Greubel announced the approval of US$100,000 (FJD$212,365) in immediate assistance to support people affected by volcanic eruptions and tsunami waves in Tonga. USAID’s Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance is working to address emergency shelter needs and is providing safe drinking water, hygiene kits, and other necessities to help ... Read More»


Media Release. Savaia, on the southern coast of Upolu, will be recognized by the UNESCO Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) as Samoa’s first Tsunami Ready community at a ceremony on June 20, 2017 at the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MNRE), TATTE Building.  Samoa is the first Pacific Island Country to implement the program. The ... Read More»
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