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Mauritians urged to rethink consumption patterns to help save planet Earth

Mauritians urged to rethink consumption patterns to help save planet Earth
Date:April 22, 2019|Domain:Environment

GIS – 22 April, 2019: World Earth Day 2019 was marked, today, by the launching of a series of activities during a ceremony held at the Black River Gorges National Park.  A poster on illegal dumping was also launched and medicinal plants were distrib


Flooding at Fond du Sac: Financial compensation to the tune of Rs 1,8 million being paid to households affected by floods and necessary measures being taken, says Minister Sinatambou

Flooding at Fond du Sac: Financial compensation to the tune of Rs 1,8 million being paid to households affected by floods and necessary measures being taken, says Minister Sinatambou
Date:April 17, 2019|Domain:Social Security--Environment

GIS - 17 April, 2019: A financial compensation to the tune of Rs 1,8 million is being paid to the 111 households affected by the flooding at Fond du Sac, as decided by the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund Board. Each adult will be paid Rs 6 000 while an


DRWOS: Mauritius joins the league of nations equipped with state-of-art technology for weather observation, says PM

DRWOS: Mauritius joins the league of nations equipped with state-of-art technology for weather observation, says PM
Date:April 04, 2019|Domain:Environment

​GIS - 04 April, 2019: The Doppler Radar Weather Observation Station (DRWOS), a first of its kind in the Indian Ocean region, is an instrumental and sophisticated system that is of utmost necessity for Small Island States such as Mauritius. It is a


Prime Minister inaugurates Doppler Radar Weather Observation Station

Prime Minister inaugurates Doppler Radar Weather Observation Station
Date:April 03, 2019|Domain:Environment

GIS – 03 April, 2019: The Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit, Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, inaugurated, this afternoon, the Doppler Radar Weathe


National workshop focuses on climate change vulnerability assessment

National workshop focuses on climate change vulnerability assessment
Date:March 28, 2019|Domain:Environment

GIS – 28 March, 2019: A national workshop for the validation of the outcomes of component one of the Adapt Action Programme set up by the Agence Française de Développement (AFD), opened this morning at La Pirogue Hotel in Flic en Flac.  The Programm


Local authorities receive training in managing emergency situations

Local authorities receive training in managing emergency situations
Date:March 18, 2019|Domain:Environment

GIS - 18 March, 2019: A five-day training workshop on Operational Disaster Management for Local Emergency Operations Command (LEOC) aiming to enhance capability and capacity of local authorities namely Municipal and District Councils in managing loc


Mauritius needs the assistance of development partners to concretise its climate action plan, says Minister Sinatambou

Mauritius needs the assistance of development partners to concretise its climate action plan, says Minister Sinatambou
Date:March 08, 2019|Domain:Environment--International Relations

GIS – 08 March, 2019: The National Environment Fund (NEF) held a roundtable yesterday with development partners, donor countries and the private sector at the Hennessy Park Hotel in Ebène, with the objective of identifying potential sources of inter


CaDRi Team undertakes DRR mission in Mauritius

CaDRi Team undertakes DRR mission in Mauritius
Date:March 01, 2019|Domain:Environment

GIS – 01 March, 2019: A Capacity for Disaster Reduction Initiative (CaDRi) Team, represented by the United Nations Development Programme, the Food and Agriculture Organization and the International Organisation for Migration, undertook a scoping mis


Stakeholders participate in a Whole of Island Disaster Impact National Emergency Operations Command exercise

Stakeholders participate in a Whole of Island Disaster Impact National Emergency Operations Command exercise
Date:February 26, 2019|Domain:Environment

GIS– 26 February 2019: A Whole of Island Disaster Impact National Emergency Operations Command (NEOC) exercise involving all NEOC members is being held today at the seat of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Centre (NDRRMC) in Port


Survey to be undertaken to identify causes of recent flooding, says PM

Survey to be undertaken to identify causes of recent flooding, says PM
Date:February 19, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance--Environment

GIS – 19 February, 2019: A survey will be carried out to determine the causes of the recent flooding which affected several regions in Mauritius especially Port Louis, said the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and Na