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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.


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Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Earthquake* 1995 541,636
Flood 2000 360,110
Storm 2005 270,140
Storm 2004 180,050
Storm 2000 180,041
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.
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