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Tonga’s first National Tsunami Evacuation deferred

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 03/11/2017

 

The national tsunami evacuation drill scheduled for today has been deferred following consultation regarding the safety and protection of the public and their properties.

 

A press release states, the overall awareness of the general public of the Tsunami threads are much better than before.

 

Tonga was to host the first national tsunami evacuation drill today with the purpose to remind the public on routes to take when a tsunami occurs.

 

Similar programs had been conducted to primary schools and pre-schools with location that are vulnerable to natural disasters.