Relief efforts in the wake of Tongan Cyclone Ian

January 20, 2014

UnitingWorld has issued a press release¬†giving details of the damage caused by Category 5 Cylcone Ian to the communities in the Ha’apai islands in the Tongan archipelago on Saturday 11 January.

Rev Dr Tevita Havea, General Secretary of the Free Wesleyan Church of Tonga, has returned from his visit to the area and was able to report that despite the devasting effect of the cyclone on communities, the people were still in good spirits.

In response to the needs Rev Dr Havea identified, UnitingWorld has launched an appeal to support the Free Wesleyan Church in their relief efforts. People wishing to support this appeal can visit www.unitingworld.org.au/cyclone-ian-tonga or call UnitingWorld on 1800 998 122.

 

Aftermath of Cyclone Ian

Aftermath of Cyclone Ian