Tonga

Joint National Action Plan on Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Management 2010-2015

Executive
Plan
Adaptation Framework
DRM/DRR Framework
Passed in 2010
This Plan defines six objectives and a subsequent implementation strategy: 1) Improved good governance for climate change adaptation and disaster risk management (mainstreaming, decision making, organizational and institutional policy frameworks), 2) Improved good governance for climate change adaptation and disaster risk management (mainstreaming, decision making, organizational and institutional policy frameworks), 3) Analysis and assessments of vulnerability to climate change impacts and disaster risks, 4) Enhanced community preparedness and resilience to impacts of all disasters, 5) Technically reliable, economically affordable and environmentally sound energy to support the sustainable development of the Kingdom, and 6) strong partnerships, cooperation and collaboration within government agencies and with Civil Societies, Non Government Organisations and the Private Sectors. 

The development of this Joint Action Plan on Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risks Management complies with Tonga's National Strategic Development Framework 2009-2014, the Pacific Islands Framework of Action on Climate Change 2006-2015, the Pacific Disaster Risk Reduction and Disaster Management Framework for Action 2005-2015, the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction (IDNDR), the Yokohama Plan for Action and the Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015, and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

Documents
  • Reduce 10% of GHG emissions by 2015 against a 2000 baseline
    Economy-wide | Base year target | Target year: 2015 | Base year: 2000
  • 50% of energy from renewable energy resources by 2013
    Energy | Fixed level target | Target year: 2013 | Base year: N/A
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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