How to help in Australia after earthquake and tsunami

A massive earthquake and landslide in the Pacific island nation of Papua New Guinea has killed more than 2,000 people and left hundreds injured.

The epicentre of the quake was on Papua New Guineans territory of Banten, about 160km (100 miles) north of the capital, Papua New Britain.

The quake hit at around 8:30am local time (06:30 GMT), triggering a tsunami warning.

It was a magnitude-6.4 quake with a depth of 9.9km (6.7 miles), with a maximum tremor intensity of 7.8.

Rescuers have so far been able to get around 1,000 survivors to safety from the quake-damaged towns and villages.

Papua New Guinea is an archipelago of about 7 million people.

It is a member of the Pacific Association of Pacific Nations, which comprises 12 Pacific countries, including Japan and Australia.

It has been in a state of civil war since the end of World War II.