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Volcanic eruption in Papua New Guinea, India will immediately provide 1 million dollars help

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Volcanic eruption in Papua New Guinea, India will help

Papua New Guinea : India has announced immediate relief assistance of US $ 1 million to the Pacific Ocean country Papua New Guinea in the wake of the volcanic eruption. This information has been given by the Indian Foreign Ministry. A massive volcanic eruption of Mount Ulawun in the island nation of Papua New Guinea has led to immediate humanitarian needs in the area, with the evacuation of more than 26,000 people, according to reports.

Also expressed sympathy for the loss in the disaster

On this, India on Wednesday announced to provide 1 million US dollars as immediate relief assistance to the island nation of Papua New Guinea to help it deal with the damage caused by the volcanic eruption. The Ministry of External Affairs said India expressed its deep sympathies to the people of Papua New Guinea for the loss caused by the disaster.

Papua New Guinea is a close friend of India

The ministry said, ‘As a close friend and development partner under the Forum for India-Pacific Islands Cooperation (FIPIC) and in solidarity with the friendly people of Papua New Guinea, the Government of India is committed to providing relief, rehabilitation and reconstruction in Papua New Guinea. Providing immediate relief assistance to support.

India stands with Papua New Guinea in crisis: External Affairs Ministry

“India has stood firmly with Papua New Guinea in times of crisis and disaster caused by natural disasters, including the earthquake in 2018 and volcanic eruption in 2019,” the Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement. “Disaster risk reduction and management is an important pillar of India’s Indo-Pacific Oceans Initiative (IPOI) announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in November 2019,” the statement said.

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