News Release

Tongans Unite in Wake of Cyclone Gita


Still reeling after this week's devastating Cyclone Gita, thousands of Tongans are rallying to support each other as the cleanup continues.

The following news articles show the strength, faith and resilience of the people as they face the future together.  

ABCNews:Cyclone Gita clean-up efforts begin after category four storm batters Tonga

Matangi Tonga Online: “We are alive, material things don’t matter!” says Gita survivor

Matangi Tonga Online: Early cyclone warnings helped people escape death and injuries

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