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The technology response in Tonga is handed over to national ETC

Over one year since the massive Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai volcanic eruption devastated Tonga, the ETC response―led by WFP in the Pacific―has been handed over to the national ETC Tonga team.

Led by Tonga’s Ministry of Meteorology, Energy, Information, Disaster Management, Environment, Climate Change and Communications (MEIDECC), the ETC-trained and equipped government responders will set up radio networks across Tonga’s remote islands, in preparation for future disaster.

See how technology connected the response on WFP LinkedIn here

The response was made possible with partners: Government of Luxembourg (, Télécoms Sans Frontières, International Telecommunication Union (ITU), World Food Programme (WFP)