PNG mum in tsunami-hit Samoa makes SOS plea

National, Normal

A PAPUA New Guinean mother is appealing for help and wants to return to PNG soil after her home was destroyed by tsunami last week.
Daisy Ellen Koria and her Samoan husband Eteuwati, including their two children, are among victims affected by the tsunami that hit Samoa last Tuesday.
The couple fled to the mountain with their children when the tsunami struck, destroying their homes and sweeping away all their belongings.
All they have are the clothes they wore.
The Koria family, who reside near the beach front in an area known as Apia Park, had a close call with death and want nothing more than to return to PNG.
They are without basic necessities and have made a special request and plea to the Department of Foreign Affairs and the PNG Government as well as kind Papua New Guineans to assist them where possible with their immediate needs and most importantly their evacuation back to PNG.
Daisy, who is from mix parentage of Gulf and Eastern Highlands, has been living and working in Apia, the capital of Samoa, for the last 12 years.
Assistance can be made to Acc: OO25747-202. Daisy Koria Samoa Commercial Bank/Swift code: FCOBWSWS or BSP Acc: C/- Jimmy Evara Acc: 1001407287 Port Moresby.
For any enquiries call 72379389, 72365458 or 71934054.