Bapon (SHM) Fakhruddin, PhD

Daily Archives: January 4, 2015

Natural disasters create significant impacts in the Pacific Islands: between 1950 and 2004 more than 200 disasters resulted in ovecrm_tongar 1700 fatalities and losses of USD 6.5 billion. Given their small populations and economies, such impacts represent significant shocks to Pacific Island countries. Tonga like the other fifty-one Small Island Developing States is highly susceptible to the impacts of climate change and disaster risks. Its susceptibility is principally due to its geographical,… Read More