Tonga: Tropical Cyclone Ian Situation Report No. 5 (as of 5 February 2014)

from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 05 Feb 2014


  • The Government has released a three-month response plan with funding requirements totaling TOP 28.4 million (US$15.1 million), of which TOP 23.7 million ($12.6 million) remains unmet.

  • Detailed assessments have been finalized across Agriculture, WASH, Health and Protection.

  • 950 farming households have been impacted and are in need of assistance.

  • There has been extensive damage to staple crops, such as cassava, plantain, breadfruit and coconut.

  • Significant damage to livelihoods, particularly fisherman, weavers, tourism operators and small businesses.

  • 15 evacuation centres remain open with around 400 people.

  • Assistance continues to be provided by the National Emergency Management Office (NEMO) with the support of line ministries, development and humanitarian partners.

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