Posts Tagged ‘Samoa Tsunami’

Samoa remembers tsunami

Friday, October 4th, 2013

Memorial services have been held to commemorate the 29 September 2009 tsunami which ripped through villages, homes and businesses, killing 143 people in Samoa, 34 in American Samoa and 9 in Tonga. Radio New Zealand International reports that memorial church services were held, in the coastal villages of Upolu and people marched in black and Read more

Samoa Tsunami – two years on

Friday, September 30th, 2011

It was two years on Thursday since the Samoa tsunami. A Church leader in Samoa says the sudden loss of life from the tsunami will always be remembered. The Secretary General of the Samoa Council of Churches, the Reverend Ma’auga Motu, says a ceremony will be held on Sunday to commemorate the dead. The Reverend Read more