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Japan will extend 75 million yen in emergency aid to Papua New Guinea, which was hit by a killer tsunami last week, Foreign Ministry officials said Wednesday.

Of the total, 35.4 million yen will be extended in an emergency grant and about 40 million yen will be extended through the Japan International Cooperation Agency to buy emergency goods such as tents and medicine, the officials said. Japan earlier sent an emergency medical team to the country.

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