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The Disaster Risk Management Division (DRMD) hosted interview with the Seychelles TODAY News Agency. The Disaster Risk Management Division welcomed Mr. Joshua Marie from the TODAY’s news agency for an interview today, Wednesday 27th March 2024. The interview was in regards to the Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) awareness workshop held at the Ephelia […]

The Disaster Risk Management Division attends the Asset Integrity Training workshop, facilitated by the Seychelles Petroleum Company Ltd (SEYPEC), hosted at SEYPEC headquarters on Monday 10th April 2024. The training workshop targeted the Senior Level Management from various organisations, with the aim to provide participants with an understanding of asset integrity principles and their significance […]

The Regional workshop for the El Niño response was hosted in collaboration with the Regional Vulnerability Assessment and Analysis (RVAA) Programme, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), the World Food Programme (WFP) and the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) between […]

In partnership with the Ministry of Health, Seychelles Fire and Rescue Service Agency (SFRSA), Seychelles Police Force and the Department of Environment, the Disaster Risk Management Division hosted its 2nd press conference, this afternoon at the DRMD Headquarters, Mont Fleuri in regards to the suspected gas leakage in the Perseverance area. The Press conference was […]

The Disaster Risk Management Division hosted the first Forest Fire Contingency Plan workshop, today, Thursday 28th March 2024 at the Seychelles Olympic House. The aim of this workshop was to conduct a National Information Audit with key stakeholders and outline the sets of guidelines for the Forest Fire Contingency Plan. Through active participation of the […]

Following the adoption of Programme of Action (PoA) for the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (2015-2030) within the SADC region. The African Union Commission (AUC) developed the Monitoring and Reporting Framework (MRF) in October 2018, during the Africa-Arab Regional Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction by the Minister responsible for Disaster Risk […]

Following the Covid-19 global pandemic, it became evident of the paramount importance for the country to have emergency response plans alongside relevant contingency plans, to ease response when disasters struck.   In view that the country highly depends on Seychelles National Port and Airport for maintenance of daily life and the economy. Disruption to either […]

The Minister of Internal Affairs, Mr. Charles E. Fonseka meets with Special Representative from the United Nations Secretary General for Disaster Risk Reduction, Ms. Mami Mizutori for a preliminary tête-à-tête before tackling the High-Level Meeting on the Midterm Review of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030, scheduled for the 18th to the 19th […]