All posts by: Kerry-Ann Labrosse

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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 […]

The Humanitarian Affairs Recovery and Enforcement (HARE) Unit, is amongst the 4 newly established unit of the Disaster Risk Management Division. The unit is responsible to; Amongst the many initiative of the HARE Unit, Shelter Management is one of high importance. Establishing shelters is one of DRMD’s many responsibilities under the Disaster Risk Management (DRM) […]

From Tuesday, 31st January to Thursday, 2nd February, the Disaster Risk Management Division assisted the Ministry of Local Government and Community Affairs with the survey scheduled weeks prior, to verify the population size that may be affected in the event of a dam overflow/break emergency, based on a model developed by P.U.C. The simple questionnaire […]

On the 24th of January 2023, the Public Utilities Corporation hosted a meeting discussing operationalisation of their Dam Break Emergency Plan for La Gogue. In attendance was the P.U.C La Gogue Project team and consultants, the Disaster Risk Management Division, Seychelles Fire and Rescue Services Agency, Seychelles Public Transportation Corporation, Red cross and the Environment […]

The Disaster Risk Management Division (DRMD) in collaboration with a number of responderagencies officially operationalised Emergency Operation Centres (EOCs) on Praslin and LaDigue on 6th and 7th December 2022 respectively. The setting up of the EOCs on both islands will allow the Division to effectively coordinate multi-agency response during major disruptions. The EOC on Praslin […]

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