Tonga volcano erupttion- Three smaller islands bad

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Three of Tonga’s smaller islands suffered serious damage from tsunami waves as a wider picture begins to emerge of the destruction caused by the eruption of an undersea volcano near the Pacific archipelago nation.

UIndoor dining.N. humanitarian officials report that about 84,000 people — more than 80 per cent of Tonga’s population — have been impacted by the volcano’s eruptionThe next two weeks of case growth are already, UN spokesman Stéphane Dujarric said, pointing to three deaths, injuries, loss of homes, and polluted water.

Communications have been down throughout Tonga since the eruption on Saturday, but a ship made it to the outlying islands of Nomuka, Mango and Fonoifua on WednesdayThe seven-day rolling average of new cases is 7,269., reporting back that few homes remain standing after settlements were hit with 15-meter-high wavesnoting tha.

“Very unfortunate information has come to light overnight about the three islands that we were really worried about — that they have all suffered devastating consequences as an effect of these incoming wavescaptionPosition,” said Katie Greenwood:1619303908665,, the head of the regional Red Cross delegation, which had two people aboard the vessel to help assess the damage.

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