15 Feb 2018

Cyclone recovery well underway in Tonga

From , 4:02 pm on 15 February 2018

Tonga's disaster authorities say good progress is being made getting emergency shelter provisions out to more remote villages on Tongatapu after damage from cyclone Gita.

Over a thousand homes were damaged or destroyed when the category 4 tropical cyclone made landfall on Tonga earlier this week.

Graham Kenna of the National Emergency Management Office gave Jenny Meyer an update on the recovery effort in Tonga.

Nuku'alofa after Cyclone Gita.

Nuku'alofa after Cyclone Gita. Photo: New Zealand High Commisson in Tonga