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Report of study on real cause of flooding in flood prone areas makes several recommendations

Report of study on real cause of flooding in flood prone areas makes several recommendations
Date:December 20, 2016|Domain:Environment

GIS– 20 December, 2016: Government has taken note of the Report on a "Study on the Real Cause of Flooding in Flood Prone Areas in Mauritius" by the Ministry of Environment, Sustainable Development, and Disaster and Beach Management. The r


Mauritius and India undertake Joint Hydrographic Survey

Mauritius and India undertake Joint Hydrographic Survey
Date:December 09, 2016|Domain:International Relations--Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS – 09 December, 2016: A Joint Hydrographic Survey off is being undertaken by Indian Naval Ship (INS) Darshak in Mauritian waters. The survey is carried out in the context of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of India and Republ


Banning of Plastics Bags Regulations: Aggressive enforcement action taken by Environment Ministry

Banning of Plastics Bags Regulations: Aggressive enforcement action taken by Environment Ministry
Date:December 09, 2016|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS - 09 December, 2016: Aggressive enforcement actions are being taken since 1 December 2016 against all those who are not abiding by the Banning of Plastics Bags Regulations. The Regulations strictly ban the import, manufacture, sale, or supply of


Mauritius hosts First Session of the Commonwealth Climate Finance Access Hub Steering Committee

Mauritius hosts First Session of the Commonwealth Climate Finance Access Hub Steering Committee
Date:December 07, 2016|Domain:Foreign Affairs--Environment

GIS - 07 December, 2016: The First Session of the Commonwealth Climate Finance Access Hub Steering Committee opened this morning at the Labourdonnais Hotel, Caudan Waterfront, Port Louis and was attended by the Ag. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regio


Mauritius endorses change in the refrigeration and air-conditioning sector

Mauritius endorses change in the refrigeration and air-conditioning sector
Date:November 29, 2016|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS – 29 November, 2016: The Ministry of Environment, Sustainable Development and Disaster and Beach Management organised the Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Inventory Workshop Green Cooling Africa Initiative, yesterday at the InterContinental Re


SADC Ministerial Meeting focuses on Disaster Risk Management

SADC Ministerial Meeting focuses on Disaster Risk Management
Date:November 28, 2016|Domain:International Relations--Environment

​GIS – 28 November 2016: The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Ministerial Meeting for Ministers Responsible for Disaster Risk Management was held on 26 November 2016 at the InterContinental Resort, Balaclava. The Government in collabora


Disaster Reduction: Time to be better prepared and build resilience

Disaster Reduction: Time to be better prepared and build resilience
Date:November 28, 2016|Domain:Environment

​GIS– 28 November 2016: “We are all witnessing the dramatic consequences of disasters. We have no choice than to be better prepared and build resilience. We need now to culminate the outcomes of the consultations into a committed Programme of Action


Mauritius hosts 6th Africa Regional Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction

Mauritius hosts 6th Africa Regional Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction
Date:November 22, 2016|Domain:Environment

GIS - 22 November, 2016: Mauritius is hosting the 6th Africa Regional Platform and the 5th High Level Meeting on Disaster Risk Reduction from 22-25 November 2016 at the Intercontinental Resort in Balaclava. The opening ceremony will be held this a


COP22: Mauritius participates in Climate Change Conference in Marrakesh

COP22: Mauritius participates in Climate Change Conference in Marrakesh
Date:November 15, 2016|Domain:Environment

GIS - 15 November, 2016: A delegation, led by the Minister of Civil Service and Administrative Reforms and Minister of Environment, Sustainable Development, and Disaster and Beach Management, Mr Alain Wong, is participating in the 22nd session of th


Weather: Summer 2016- 2017 Outlook for the Republic of Mauritius

Weather: Summer 2016- 2017 Outlook for the Republic of Mauritius
Date:November 07, 2016|Domain:Environment

GIS - 07 November, 2016: The Summer 2016-2017 weather outlook by the Mauritius Meteorological Services (MMS) forecasts normal to slightly above normal temperatures for Mauritius, with on certain days temperatures exceeding the monthly average by mor