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VideoJanuary 27, 2022

Tonga Volcano: World Bank ‘Stands Shoulder to Shoulder’ with Government and People After Eruption

World Bank Group Liaison Officer Natalia Latu in Nuku’alofa, Tonga shares new video of the aftermath of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’api undersea volcano. The World Bank Group moved swiftly to disburse an initial $8 million to aid response and recovery. “From the outset, the World Bank Group has stood shoulder to shoulder with the government of Tonga during this very difficult time,” Latu said, speaking from Nuku’alofa.