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A landmark first for Africa: Seychelles uses contingent credit for disasters

15 Oct 2014, WB

'By efficiently responding to disasters and strengthening its disaster risk management plan, we hope there will be significant improvements in the lives of Seychelles’ most vulnerable citizens,' said Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, the Bank’s senior director for the social, urban, rural and resilience global practice...


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
*: reported


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