NZ to step up Samoa aid - PM

Last updated 08:00 18/12/2012

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New Zealand is likely to offer a multi-million dollar assistance package to Samoa in the wake of Cyclone Evan, Prime Minister John Key told Firstline this morning.

Fiji had also made a formal request to New Zealand for assistance overnight and the Government would be considering that request.

Samoa's Government has estimated the damage could cost $200 million and has called on the international community to help. 

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