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OUTREACH TO MALAYSIAN IN TONGA

250122: The High Commissioner had a lengthy chat with Mr. Yeoh, the only Malaysian in Tonga. Mr. Yeoh shared his experience the day Hunga Ha'apai volcano erupted on 15 January 2022. Fortunately Mr. Yeoh and his wife are okay. The eruption and tsunami had caused more than 200 homes destroyed and many damaged including 3 fatalities. Resorts and homes along the western side of Tonga were totally destroyed. Other issues include contamination of water supply and damaged of crops.