Overall Green alert Flood
in Tonga

Event summary

This flood can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Updated: this report is based on update number 1: (16 Feb 2018 17:51).

People Killed: 1
People displaced: 4500
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 8 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Samoa: Pacific Islands Cyclone Gita Humanitarian Situation Report #1, February 2018Tue, 13 Feb 2018 22:12:00 +0100. Highlights Severe Tropical Cyclone (TC) Gita hit Tonga on the night of 12 February as a Category 4 system, and is the strongest storm Tonga has ever been struck by. In Tonga, emergency authorities estimate approximately 70 per cent of the population ...
Samoa recovers from Cyclone Gita while Tonga braces for impactTue, 13 Feb 2018 17:55:00 +0100. Samoa is in recovery mode after Cyclone Gita ravaged the island nation and now the storm system has Tonga in its sights. The now Category 3 storm brought damaging winds and heavy rain, and forecasters say there's a chance New Zealand could also be in...
Asia and the Pacific: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (6 - 12 February 2018)Tue, 13 Feb 2018 11:44:00 +0100. PACIFIC. Tropical Cyclone Gita passed Samoa on 10 February and Niue on 11 February, with damage and localized flooding reported in Samoa. TC Gita is forecast to strike Tonga on the evening of 12 February. As of 12 February, 12:00 UTC, TC Gita continu...
Feed aggregatorTue, 13 Feb 2018 04:25:00 +0100. Tropical Cyclone GITA formed over the Southern Pacific Ocean on 9 February, close to Wallis and Futuna. It has passed near Samoa, American Samoa and east of Niue, causing damage and floods, especially in Samoa. GITA is forecast to pass near or over t...

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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