Initial damage assessments have shown that 5,500 people have been affected by Cyclone Ian, with many losing their homes and crops, and there has been considerable damage to community infrastructure. In total, 943 buildings have been destroyed or badly damaged.
"Cyclone Ian has caused devastating losses to thousands of people and recovery will require long term efforts to rebuild safer and stronger," said
"To date, the Bank has confirmed it will invest US
"Going forward, other possible areas of support include the housing sector.
Repairs to transport infrastructure on Ha'apai will be funded under the Transport Sector Consolidation project, supported by the Government of
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