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Building Back Better After Tonga’s Largest Cyclone

December 16, 2014

In January 2014, Cyclone Ian hit Ha'apai, one of Tonga's main groups of islands. This was one of the strongest cyclones ever to hit Tonga, damaging 80% of houses in Ha'apai. The World Bank is providing support so communities not only build back their homes, but also helping make them climate-proof.