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Seychelles

Seychelles: Leveraging OpenStreetMap to improve disaster risk management

28 Jan 2019, GFDRR

Open Cities Africa Seychelles is targeting the coastal areas of the archipelago’s three main inner islands to gather information on the risk of urban and coastal flooding, looking at the risks for the tourism sector in particular. OpenStreetMap now covers around 95% of the building outlines on the three islands to date.


    Sendai Framework
  • Sendai Focal Point:
    Division of Risk and Disaster Management (DRDM)
  • Website: http://www.drdm.gov.sc
  • Contact:Director General
  • Phone:+ 248 4672200 +248 722980


  • National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Division of Risk and Disaster Management (DRDM)
  • Website: http://www.drdm.gov.sc
  • Contact:Director General
  • Phone:+ 248 4672200 +248 722980


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Division of Risk and Disaster Management (DRDM)
  • Website: http://www.drdm.gov.sc
  • Contact:Director General
  • Phone:+ 248 4672200 +248 722980
Academic Programmes in Seychelles
 

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