UNICEF, Australia Aid Solomons Tsunami Victims

    The United Nations Children's Fund has provided immediate relief to tsunami victims in the Tetepare and Rendova islands, which were badly damaged by a tsunami that hit the Solomon Islands in early January,

    m reports. A special team has also been deployed to assess the extent of the damage caused by the recent disaster. Meanwhile, Australia has

    to the tsunami-stricken country through donations to the Red Cross and nonprofit organization Oxfam.

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