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ADB grants $23.1 million for Tonga climate resilience

26 Feb 2014, Vava'u Press Ltd.

Tonga signed a $23.1 million grant agreement with the Asian Development Bank to fund a Climate Resilience Sector Project for Tonga yesterday, 25 February, reports Matangi. Minister of Finance Hon 'Aisake Eke said the project will help Tonga improve its preparedness for extreme weather events and mitigate climate change risks...


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Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Storm 1982 146,512
Storm 2001 16,500
Storm 1990 3,103
Storm 1998 3,071
Storm 1997 3,000
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
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