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In pictures: Niue cyclone aftermath
Houses destroyed by the  cyclone on Niue
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Emergency workers are now trying to clear up the devastation left by cyclone Heta, which struck the Pacific island of Niue at force 5 - the highest for a cyclone
A photo of storm victim Cathy Alec and her son
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One person was killed. Cathy Alec, whose 19-month-old son was found clinging to her. He has been airlifted to New Zealand for treatment
A mourner sits at the site where Cathy Alec's house stood
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Cathy Alec's house was completely destroyed when a giant wave whipped up by the storm crushed the building
Destroyed house and car on Niue
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A foreign worker has also been evacuated for treatment because Niue's hospital was among several buildings seriously damaged
Damaged home on Niue
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About 200 people have been left homeless. They are being helped with supplies from New Zealand including tents and water purification equipment
Niue street after the cyclone
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Niue's government has said it hopes that if repair work begins at once, some basic amenities will be restored within a week





SEE ALSO:
Cyclone slams into Pacific island
07 Jan 04  |  Asia-Pacific
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08 Jan 03  |  Asia-Pacific
Cyclone islands made disaster area
03 Jan 03  |  Asia-Pacific
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