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Tonga Trust continues is awareness program

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 19/02/2019

Tonga Trust’s workshop on strengthening local leadership capabilities to prepare for and respond to natural disasters continued this morning in the central district.

The workshop included participants from the villages of Malapo through to Haveluloto also Tokomololo in partnership with the National Emergency Disaster Office – NEMO.

Senior Assistant Secretary of NEMO – Moana Kioa says, the aim of these workshops is for the public to know the importance of preparing for, during and after in times of a natural disaster including a tropical cyclone.

She also emphasizes the importance to be serious whenever there is a tropical alert or tropical cyclone warning as Tonga is still undergoing its Tropical cyclone season.

A similar program will be carried out in the Western districts on Thursday.

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