New Zealand High Commission Canberra, Australia

New Zealand and Australia support tsunami recovery in Samoa

New Zealand and Australia will each contribute $5 million to the Government of Samoa to support its tsunami recovery and reconstruction efforts.

In a joint media release Foreign Ministers Murray McCully and Stephen Smith announced the packages that will provide Samoa with the ability to rebuild its infrastructure, restore essential services, and begin the process of economic recovery. The immediate priority will be rebuilding communities, including housing, water, power, and roads.

Further information on the package can be found at the Beehive website.

Further information on New Zealand’s foreign aid programs can be found at the NZAID website.

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