Building a more resilient Tonga against disaster risk – News – Professional Resources – PreventionWeb.net


As second most-at risk country in the world to natural disasters and hazards, Tonga needs to be more resilient to protect the livelihood of its people and infrastructure in order to sustain development and achieving national objectives, according to the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Meteorology, Energy, Information, Disaster Management, Environment, Climate Change and Communications (MEIDECC), Hon. Siaosi Sovaleni, who led a Tongan delegation to the Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (3WCDRR), which was held from 14-18 March 2015, in Sendai, Japan.

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