Cyclone

Collapsed electric posts along the highway after Typhoon Haima
Five years after Hurricane Maria wreaked havoc on Puerto Rico, Hurricane Fiona has killed at least four people, caused widespread flooding and left hundreds of thousands of residents without water or power.
“If you understand the risk, then you can understand how to cope with it,” Esline says. “But if you do not understand, it is going to be hard - slowly you see the impact, but you don’t know how to deal with it”.
The author highlights that this is a stormy part of the world, and state and federal governments need to do a better job of communicating risks and helping communities and tribes ahead of time.
Gender equality Where do we stand
This publication is aimed to assess and evaluate progress toward gender equality in Tonga using the framework of the Revised National Policy on Gender and Development.
Natural Disasters and Trade Study I
This report presents the impact of natural disasters on trade, providing findings on the frequency, risk factors and trade effects of natural disasters and examining the experience of six disaster-affected WTO Members across three different regions.
Tropical Cyclone Gita Kingdom of Tonga Rapid Gender Analysis: Sub-focus on Shelter and Food Security and Livelihoods
This rapid gender analysis is designed to provide initial information about gender roles, responsibilities, capacities and vulnerabilities of women, men, girls and boys, SOGIE and other marginalised people prior to and after TC Gita.
ADB Resilient Infrastructure Project Snapshot Tonga Cyclone Gita Recovery Project
This report is a brief summary of Asian Development Bank's Resilient Infrastructure Project to support Tonga for its recovery from the 2018 Cyclone Gita.
TC Gita Emergency Preparedness and Response A Comprehensive Review and Lessons Learnt
This review report is aimed to determine gaps, overlaps and successes within the cluster approach and leverage opportunities from lessons learned to enhance Tonga’s ability to respond effectively and minimise impacts in future events.
Economic Impacts of Natural Hazards on Vulnerable Populations in TONGA
This document aims to capture the impact and vulnerabilities of different groups and sectors, including agriculture and fisheries, tourism, housing and settlements, low-income and informal workers, women, and youth to natural hazards in Tonga.
Community Based Emergency Employment (CBEE) Report
This report presents the description of the Community Based Emergency Employment program (CBEE) including the monitoring of its progress, developed after Tropical Cyclone Gita hit and devastated Tonga in 2018.