The objective of the grant is to provide technical assistance to the Government of Tonga on
risk quantification and financing needs, and policy reforms needed to finance
resilience measures; and to provide advisory services on risk-informed asset
management.The grant will support the transition taking place in Tonga from a legislative
framework focused on emergency management, to one that considers all aspects of
disaster risk management. Enhanced risk information
will also act to strengthen investment planning and build resilience at the island level.

Sendai Priorities

Priority 1Understanding disaster risk
Priority 2Strengthening disaster risk governance to manage disaster risk
Priority 3Investing in disaster risk reduction for resilience
Priority 4Enhancing disaster preparedness for effective response and to “Build Back Better” in recovery, rehabilitation and reconstruction