Weekend Reads in Tonga, a week after the eruption of the volcano, the inhabitants facing the difficult reconstruction
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One week after the eruption of the volcano that has shaken the Tonga archipelago, some of the communications have been restored. On the other hand, the ash still covers a major part of the emerging land, and the inhabitants are still in a delicate situation, according to the Honorary Consul of France in Tonga, Finetu'ui Moala.
with our correspondent to Sydney, Grégory Poles
from the first days following the eruption, Australia and New Zealand haveto Tonga. But on the spot, the whole population participates in reconstruction. This is what FineTu'ui Moala, Honorary Consul of France in Tonga:
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"Everyone tries to sweep the road in front of his home. For now, everyone tries to help a little where they can help.
TheFriday via the satellite network. The opportunity for many people to give news to their families abroad.
"Everyone since Friday tries to communicate with their families abroad, who have been very worried during the days when there was totally no communications," he explains.
But the links remain very unstable, including the Tonga itself, where from one island to another, it remains almost impossible to exchange: "Even we with Tonga we do not know the information too much. Because the only way right now is the radio ... even TV, it is not in operation right now.
France, neighboring Tonga via Wallis and Futuna, has also routed. It must arrive in the coming days.
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