The Tongan Government is looking to commit more than US$25 million towards the development of multi-hazard early warning systems over the next-three years. By Linny Folau.
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Monday 21 August 2017
Honiara, Solomon Islands
Wednesday 21 June 2017
Tonga's busy Fire and Emergency Services received two fire trucks worth more than $90,000 pa’anga donated by the South Australian Metropolitan Fire Services yesterday, June 20.
Wednesday 24 February 2016
A new community evacuation center constructed to withstand a category 5 tropical cyclone was opened on Tuesday, 23 February in Popua, one of the vulnerable low-lying communities in Tongatapu, under an adaption project.
Wednesday 22 July 2015
Tonga's tsunami warning system is inadequate to respond to a tsunami that might be generated by a local earthquake, Tonga’s Director of Meteorology, Ofa Fa’anunu told the plenary at the Third Pacific Meteorological Council in Nuku'alofa today.
Saturday 22 March 2014
An E-Disaster Early Warning System that will trigger tsunami warnings from Tonga's Meteorological Center to and early warning loud speakers system in the villages of Kanokupolu and Kolovai was commissioned on March 20.