Media involvement in early cyclone warning necessary

Tonga Met Director ‘Ofa Fa’anunu. Picture: Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme - SPREP

EFFECTIVE response to weather phenomenon is based on an effective early warning system. Being able to tell your citizens of an impending disaster early in the development of the natural phenomenon can also lead to effective relief work. At least in the case of Tonga which recoded zero deaths after the category five Tropical Cyclone […]

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