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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.
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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Tuesday 12 July 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new warehouse for Tonga's National Emergency Management Office, will be built on the outer island of Ha’apai, with $1.3 million pa'anga committed by the New Zealand Government.
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Wednesday 9 March 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fiji Water valued at FJD$40,503 for communities severely affected by the volcanic eruption and tsunamis was donated by the Fiji Water Co. and Neptune Pacific Direct through their agent Transam Tonga Ltd.
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Thursday 3 March 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Laptops, tablets and other IT equipment worth AUD19,000 was handed over to the National Emergency Management Office (NEMO) to help with data collection of displaced people during disasters this week. The equipment and software is a gift from the International Organization for Migration.
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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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Friday 17 April 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Emergency Recovery Kits donated by the Rotary Club were distributed to 'Eua island this week, following Severe Tropical Cyclone Harold, which caused extensive damage to the wharf and properties on the island on 9 April.
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Sunday 19 January 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
In a surprising trick of nature, the eye of Severe Tropical Cyclone Tino (Cat. 3) passed over Tonga on Saturday afternoon, 18 January, while barely grazing the capital Nuku'alofa, which was on track for a direct hit. The eye passed between the Ha'apai Group and Tongatapu Group. UPDATED.
Monday 30 December 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A small tornado ('ahiohio) shocked Ha’ateiho residents this morning, 30 December, as it appeared suddenly from the lagoon area and roared through the central Tongatapu village leaving a trail of damaged homes.
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Friday 8 November 2019

Sydney, Australia
The Asian Development Bank's response to Cyclone Gita was the first test of the Pacific Disaster Resilience (PDR) Program set up to help island states such as Tonga get back on their feet after natural calamities, says a new ADB publication.
Wednesday 14 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A gift from Japan of emergency relief equipment worth $1.24 million pa'anga was handed over to Tonga’s National Emergency Management Office (NEMO) at Vaololoa on August 13.
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Monday 16 July 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A total of $300,000 pa’anga has been allocated to provide psycho-social support to those dealing with stress after losing homes during severe Tropical Cyclone Gita in February this year.
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Monday 12 March 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Princess Angelika Latufuipeka Tuku’aho today visited the National Emergency Management Office NEMO to find out and receive advice on what Tongans in Australia could assist in post cyclone recovery.
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Saturday 24 February 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The handing over of $3 million pa’anga in Emergency Assistance from the Japanese International Cooperation Agency JICA, to Tonga was completed yesterday, 23 February at the Ministry of Infrastructure, Vaololoa, Nuku'alofa.
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Thursday 22 February 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Ten days after Tropic Cyclone Gita struck Tongatapu and ‘Eua with a Category 4 cyclone on the night of 12 February, life is slowly getting back to normal on the islands. The National Emergency Management Office (NEMO) under the directorship of Leveni ‘Aho with the assistance of civil societies, civil servants and volunteers, is coping with the initial recovery stage from Gita.
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Thursday 15 February 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Minister for Health, Hon Saia Piukala said today that all main roads on Tongatapu have been cleared of debris and were accessible today. He called on people with leaking taps to fix them quickly to preserve the water supply on Tongatapu. He also warned of water-borne diseases such as diarrhea spreading after the cyclone.
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Thursday 15 February 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
One man who sustained severe injury due to flying debris is currently at the hospital in ‘Eua, after Tropical Cyclone Gita affected 264 families and completely destroyed 52 houses on the outer island.
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Friday 11 March 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Tongan Taskforce Group is assisting disaster relief efforts at Vanua Balavu and the surrounding islands on the northern Lau Group including delivering water supplies, following the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Winston, last month.
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Tuesday 23 February 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Apart from loss of agricultural food crops, some damage to schools, Ngu Hospital and HMAF Camp Fangatongo, Vava‘u has emerged from Cyclone Winston’s two close passes without significant damage to major infrastructure, an official assessment survey has concluded. Australia delivered 400 mosquito nets in partnership with the Tonga Red Cross Society to help control the spread of Zika virus after the cyclone.
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Tuesday 16 February 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Tonga National Emergency Coordination Centre was activated today in response to Tropical Cyclone Winston, after a meeting was told that Cyclone Winston, category 2 poses a direct threat to Ha’apai and Vava’u, and also that there is a likelihood that the cyclone could turn around after passing Vava’u and head back toward Tongatapu and ‘Eua.

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