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International Day for Disaster Reduction Handing over of Community Disaster Response Kits

Date:October 15, 2018|Domain:Environment

​GIS - 15 October, 2018: Volunteers of the region of Bel Ombre who were trained as part of the Community Disaster Response Programme (CDRP) received Community Disaster Response Team kits during a ceremony held on 13 October 2018 at Bel Ombre footbal


Post Disaster Needs Assessment training held in Domaine Les Pailles

Post Disaster Needs Assessment training held in Domaine Les Pailles
Date:October 09, 2018|Domain:Environment

GIS – 09 October, 2018: A Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) training, aimed at establishing a national cadre for Officials to undertake needs assessment and formulate recovery frameworks in Mauritius, kicked off yesterday at La Canelle, Domaine


First batch of ten Local Disaster Management Coordinators recruited

First batch of ten Local Disaster Management Coordinators recruited
Date:October 03, 2018|Domain:Environment

GIS  – 03 October, 2018: Ten Local Disaster Management Coordinators (LDMC) who successfully completed a five-day induction programme received yesterday their certificates from the Vice-Prime Minister, Minister of Local Government and Outer Islands,


Mauritius to benefit from AFD’s Adapt’Action Programme

Mauritius to benefit from AFD’s Adapt’Action Programme
Date:September 26, 2018|Domain:Environment

GIS - 26 September, 2018: The Adapt’Action programme of the Agence Française de Développement (AFD) aimed at providing technical assistance to countries seeking technical assistance for the institutional, methodological and operational implementatio


We should gear up actions to save the planet for future generations, says Minister Sinatambou

We should gear up actions to save the planet for future generations, says Minister Sinatambou
Date:September 18, 2018|Domain:Environment

GIS – 18 September 2018: An exhibition to mark the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer was inaugurated yesterday by the Minister of Social Security, National Solidarity, and Environment and Sustainable Development, Mr. Etienne


Mauritius Participates in Mock Tsunami Exercise

Mauritius Participates in Mock Tsunami Exercise
Date:September 05, 2018|Domain:Environment

GIS - 05 September, 2018: Mauritius participated on 4 September 2018 in a mock tsunami exercise in the Indian Ocean. The National Emergency Operations Command (NEOC) triggered level 3 warning at around 11 00 hrs.   Simulated tsunami waves were ge


Mauritius to participate in mock tsunami exercise Indian Ocean Wave 2018

Mauritius to participate in mock tsunami exercise Indian Ocean Wave 2018
Date:September 03, 2018|Domain:Environment

GIS – 03 September, 2018: Mauritius, along with 25 countries around the Indian Ocean Rim will participate on Tuesday 4 September 2018, in the mock tsunami exercise Indian Ocean Wave 2018 (IOWave18).  The mock scenario will comprise tsunami waves gen


Agro Ecological Project: Three Cooperative Societies benefit of Funding

Agro Ecological Project: Three Cooperative Societies benefit of Funding
Date:August 30, 2018|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security--Environment

GIS – 30 August, 2018: A Memorandum of Understanding for the funding of the project ‘Increasing Farmers Resilience to Climate Change by adopting an Agro Ecological Approach’ was signed, on 28 August 2018, between representatives of the Global Enviro


Activities organised to mark the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer 2018

Activities organised to mark the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer 2018
Date:August 29, 2018|Domain:Environment

GIS -29 August, 2018: Several activities will be organised to mark the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer celebrated on 16 September, each year. The theme for this year is Keep Cool and Carry On! The Montreal Protocol. They c


Minister Sinatambou reiterates Mauritius’ commitment to combat climate change

Minister Sinatambou reiterates Mauritius’ commitment to combat climate change
Date:August 24, 2018|Domain:Environment

GIS - 24 August, 2018: Climate change is one of the most serious and pressing challenges of our times. It has evolved from a mere environmental issue into one which threatens the very foundation of mankind and is now affecting all aspects of the dev