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Event: TS Tsunami
Number: 2009-000210
Country: TON Tonga
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Date (YMD): 2009-10-2
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Information Source:IFRC Information bulletin
Comments: Initial assessments indicate that 800 people have been displaced 76 homes have been destroyed There have been 9 confirmed deaths and a further 5 people in critical condition have been flown to Nuku?alofa
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