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Wednesday 30 November 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Early warning of extreme weather events leads to early action and this saves lives, Tonga Meteorological Services (TMS) stressed at its 4th Users’ Climate Outlook Forum, held in Nuku'alofa today, bringing together different sectors of the community to talk about its services.
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Saturday 26 November 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Pacific Resilience Project (PREP) was presented by Tonga government officials to visiting World Bank (WB) delegates this week, as Tonga seeks more initiatives and assistance to strengthen natural disaster resilience.
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Thursday 17 November 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The National Emergency Management Office (NEMO) held an Initial Damage Assessment, in ‘Eua from 15-18 November, to further improve the strategic disaster response and short-term assistance, following natural disasters.
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Wednesday 2 November 2022

Kanokupolu, Tongatapu
Reconstruction work has begun on the foreshore at Kanokupolu, one of several villages that was severely damaged by the Hunga tsunamis in January.
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Tuesday 11 October 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga has five new drone pilots, all civil servants, who have completed the first Certified Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Training, held in Nuku'alofa.
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Saturday 24 September 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two vital national plans for Tonga were launched during an Exhibition Day, concluding the National Climate Change Awareness Week, on 23 September in Nuku’alofa.
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Friday 23 September 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Online safety is a major concern in Tonga, especially with misuse of social media, such as spreading misinformation, abuse, bullying, fraud and fake pages, say Tonga Women in ICT, an NGO who are supported by government to increase awareness of these issues.
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Tuesday 20 September 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Building a Resilient Tonga is the theme of this year’s National Climate Change Awareness Week, which started with tree planting in ‘Eua on 13 September, 2022.
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Tuesday 5 July 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Niuafo’ou Water Tank project was commissioned in 'Esia on 30 June, after 168 tanks were to the remote outer island in northern Tonga.
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Monday 27 June 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Outer Islands Renewable Energy Project for nine islands is now around 71% completed. It aims to help reduce the country’s dependence on imported fossil fuel for power generation by providing on-grid and off-grid generation solar power, reports MEIDECC's Department of Energy.
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Tuesday 21 June 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The storage and disposal of refrigerants at the Customs area is a concern for Tonga's National Ozone Unit, while more research is needed on the control of methyl bromide by the Quarantine Division. These concerns were raised at a meeting, held to oversee Tonga's obligations to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, on 15 June in Nuku'alofa.
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Tuesday 14 June 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The remote island of Niuafo'ou has received 168 water tanks that were shipped on the MV Taka ‘i Pomana and the Ports Authority barge on June 11. The NZD$565,000 MFAT and Tindall Foundation funded project aims to ensure the community has access to safe drinking water.
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Friday 27 August 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s first strategic roadmap for Emergency and Disaster Risk Management was launched by MEIDECC CEO Paula Ma’u today, 27 August.
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Tuesday 22 June 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A New Zealand grant of $30,000 pa’anga to plan the phase out of single use plastics was provided to Tonga today, 22 June.
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Wednesday 7 April 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Four repatriation flights are being planned to arrive in Tonga on April 28 and 30. While, a flight from Australia today took more seasonal workers.
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Tuesday 23 March 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A two-day training course for Maritime Radio Operators was held last week in Vava’u at the new Vavau Emergency Coordination Centre, which as opened on March 17. The course to certify operators included participants from government ministries and the community.
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Monday 15 March 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
HM King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau’u are expected to open a new government building for MEIDECCC on Wednesday March 17.
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Tuesday 16 February 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new warehouse for the National Emergency Management Office (NEMO) to safely stockpile goods to assist in times of disasters, was commissioned on February 16, at Poutaha.
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Monday 5 October 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new classroom building for Mo'unga'olive College at Kolonga was commissioned on October 2, under a recovery project after the school was damaged by Tropical Cyclone Gita in 2018.
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Friday 18 September 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Forty-five people repatriated from Fiji and Kiribati tested negative for CoViD-19 and are now in home quarantine for seven days after completing their 14 days quarantine at the Tanoa Hotel.
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