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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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