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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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    Ministry of Security and Justice; National Coordinator for Counterterrorism and Security (Min. VenJ/NCTV)
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  • Phone:+31 6 53353570 +31 70 751 5509
Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Storm 1995 250,000
Flood 1993 13,000
Flood 1998 2,000
Epidemic 1999 200
Storm 1997 100
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
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