Cash-for-work helps Ha’apai community to recover from Cyclone IanNov 27, 2014Today, it’s a different scene in Ha’apai compared to January after Tropical Cyclone Ian, a Category 5 system - the most powerful ever recorded in Tongan waters - passed directly over the northeast islands of Ha’apai. Many homes repaired, much of the debris removed, fences for livestock rebuilt, continued and regular harvesting of vegetables and crops, tourists have returned and women are weaving again.
Assisting recovery by improving food securityAug 15, 2013“We are farmers. We clear the land and plant again when heavy rain knocks down our crops and vegetables. But it is more difficult now to manage it because rains are unpredictable and heavier.”