ADB Provides $38 Million to Help Kiribati, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga Respond to Disasters
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved $38 million in contingent disaster financing to help Kiribati, Samoa, Solomon Islands, and Tonga respond to disasters triggered by natural hazards and health emergencies.

The support comes from the fourth phase of the Pacific Disaster Resilience Program and will provide Kiribati with an $8 million grant, Samoa with a $10 million grant, Solomon Islands with a $5 million grant and a $5 million loan, and Tonga a $10 million grant. All four countries have made strong progress on building the resilience of their institutions, which build on the previous phases of the program.