- India has announced immediate relief assistance of one million dollars to Papua New Guinea in response to a volcanic eruption on November 20th.
- The eruption of Mount Ulawun in Papua New Guinea led to the evacuation of over 26 thousand people and created urgent humanitarian needs.
- New Delhi extended the relief assistance to support relief, rehabilitation, and reconstruction efforts in Papua New Guinea, considering it a close friend and development partner under the Forum for India-Pacific Islands Cooperation.
- The External Affairs Ministry expressed sympathy to the Government and people of Papua New Guinea for the damage and destruction caused by the volcanic eruption.
Q: What type of natural disaster prompted India to provide immediate relief assistance to Papua New Guinea?
c. Volcanic eruption
Answer: c. Volcanic eruption