World rushes aid to tsunami-hit Tonga as drinking water, food runs short • FRANCE 24 English

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More ships and aircraft carrying aid are due to arrive in #Tonga in coming days as the international community responds to calls for urgent assistance from the #Pacific island nation following a devastating volcanic eruption and #tsunami.

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