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Tonga: National tsunami plan

The purpose of this plan is to explain in detail the mitigation, preparedness, warning, response and recovery arrangements for a tsunami event that might affect Tonga. This plan aims to achieve the following:

  • To assist the coordination of the Tonga Meteorological Service, the National Emergency Management Office and the Geological Unit in the issuance and dissemination of tsunami warnings and alerts for Tonga.
  • To provide a guideline to all communities and response agencies on tsunami warning and alert procedures and how to respond to a tsunami event.
  • To minimize the impact of tsunami hazards in Tonga.

Keywords

  • Themes:Disaster Risk Management, Governance
  • Hazards:Tsunami
  • Countries/Regions:Tonga

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/59983

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