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 […]

Over the course of two days on the 15th and 16th of November 2022, the Disaster Risk Management Division (DRMD) and a number of stakeholders participated in an Introductory Workshop for the Incident Command System (ICS) and the operation of an Incident Command Post. The Disaster Management Act 2014 empowers the DRMD to put in […]

A half day workshop was held last week at the Ministry of Local Government and Community Affairs boardroom at Oceangate House where the Ministry’s representatives and that of the Disaster Risk Management Division (DRMD) discussed a number of matters. The session had the attendance of the principal secretary of Local Government and Community Affairs; Kevin […]