PNG volcano evacuees feel like refugees in their own country

A picture of a flash of lava from the erupting volcano on Manam Island, Papua New Guinea. The island is one of the country's most active volcanoes. Picture: RNZ

A tribal leader in Papua New Guinea says evacuees of the 2004 volcanic eruption on Manam Island are now refugees in their own country. The chief of Manam Island’s Dugulaba Village, Paul Maburau, has criticised the PNG government over its handling of the Manam resettlement programme. He said there has been a rise in social […]

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