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 […]

On Thursday 12th of January, the Disaster Risk Management Divisions met with Seychelles breweries LTD, a meeting which was scheduled after Sey Brew came forward requesting DRMD’s support in initiating a full-scale exercise in relations to their Ammonia Response Plan.  This initial meeting lead by the Preparedness and Planning unit, Disaster Risk Assessment and Mitigation […]

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 […]