Using data from the eruption of the Tonga underwater volcano, a research group at Nagoya University has used disturbances in the earth’s upper atmosphere to track the airwaves that cause tsunami. Their findings may lead to speedier tsunami predictions.
This report discusses how in 2010, Tonga developed its first Joint National Action Plan on Climate Change Adaption and Disaster Risk Management (JNAP 1). This was a first for the Pacific Islands region. It makes a lot of sense for Tonga to continue an
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Government of the Kingdom of Tonga
This is the second version of the Joint National Action Plan on Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management (JNAP2). It sets out six policy objectives and targets and an implementation strategy for the country to achieve its vision of a Resilient Tonga by
This response plan was developed by the Government of the Kingdom of Tonga and humanitarian and development partners, following Tropical Cyclone Winston which struck the Vava’u island group, in central Tonga, from 16-19 February 2016. It has a 6 month
The preparation of this National Progress Report has been undertaken within the framework of the biennial 2011-13 HFA Monitoring and Progress Review process, facilitated by UNISDR and ISDR System partners.