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Mauritius: Early warning system for storm surge set up before next cyclonic season

21 Jan 2015, Mauritius - gov

Minister Dayal expressed the wish for the Dutch government to be a stakeholder as part of the international support from which Mauritius benefits with regard to the fight against coastal erosion. Around one quarter of the population of Mauritius resides on the coasts of the island, he stated.


General Facts
  • Population: 922 million (2005)
  • Density: 30 per sq km
  • Total Area: 30,250 sq km (X 1,000)
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
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