This project will help rebuild and repair hundreds of homes in
The Category 5 Cyclone was the most powerful storm recorded in the country, with winds of over 200 km per hour. The disaster had a devastating impact on the people of Ha apai.
One person died and 14 were injured. The cyclone caused damage to people s homes and agriculture, the main livelihood activity in the area, and hundreds of families were relocated to emergency shelters.
This project has been designed to support recovery, to enable its people to get back on their feet, and ensure communities are prepared to deal with natural disasters in the future.
The project will help rebuild housing for 200 of the poorest and most vulnerable families whose homes were destroyed or damaged. It will provide grants, training and advice to an estimated additional 900 households who need to repair or reconstruct, or to retrofit their homes to bring them up to climate-resilient standards.
The project will reconstruct and climate-proof critical community infrastructure as well.
The project will map coastal hazards and risks and provide training for tradespeople, local contractors, community leaders and others to help them plan and build infrastructure that is resilient to extreme weather events, such as earthquakes and cyclones, to reduce risks for the future.
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