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Seychelles

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...


National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Division of Risk and Disaster Management
  • Website:http://www.drdm.gov.sc
  • Contact:Director General
  • Phone:+ 248  611200 (Office) +248 722980


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Division of Risk and Disaster Management
  • Website:http://www.drdm.gov.sc
  • Contact:Director General
  • Phone:+ 248  611200 (Office) +248 722980
Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Storm 2002 6,800
Epidemic 2006 5,461
Earthquake* 2004 4,830
Flood 1997 1,237
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.
Training & Events in Seychelles
 
Academic Programmes in Seychelles
 


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Officially declared national coordinating multi-sectoral and inter-disciplinary mechanisms for advocacy, coordination, analysis and advice on disaster risk reduction.