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Emergency Numbers

July 13th, 2017
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Hairy Caterpillar

July 13th, 2017
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Lentrodiksyon Resaman, Sesel in ganny afekte par en gro lenfestasyon senir plim Euproctis spp. dan diferan landrwa lo Mahe, Praslin, La Digue e Ile Aux Cerf ki okazyonn reaksyon alerzik, prensipalman grate e lagretel lo lekor nenport ki ki antre an kontak avek sa kalite senir. Sa pes i osi poz en gro problem sosio-ekonomik

Sustainable Development Goals

July 13th, 2017
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On 1 January 2016, the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development — adopted by world leaders in September 2015 at an historic UN Summit — officially came into force. Each goal has specific targets to be achieved over the next 15 years. Seychelles also adopted the SDGs and recently

Forest /Bush fires in Seychelles

July 7th, 2017
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Out of the many hazardous events that occurs in Seychelles, forest or bush fires are very common. And it is very difficult to fight and very dangerous also. Forest/ bush fires are uncontrollable fires that take place in isolated areas. Causes of Forest/bush fires in Seychelles (source of fire): • Causes of forest/bush fires in

Emergency Kit – Be Prepared for an Emergency

June 20th, 2017
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A survival kit is a package of basic tools and supplies prepared in advance as an aid to survival in an emergency. Civil and military aircraft, lifeboats, and spacecraft are equipped with survival kits. Survival kits, in a variety of sizes, contain supplies and tools to provide a survivor with basic shelter against the elements, help him or her to keep warm, meet

First 72 Hours in a disaster – Home Preparations

April 26th, 2017
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Recommendations Taking the aforementioned into consideration, the Department of Risk and Disaster Management (DRDM) would like to advise the general public to do the following : Know the Risks We face a number of natural or man-made hazards, which can vary from region. Knowing what to do during an emergency is an important part of

Coastal Hazard Tsunami SOP Training Workshop

April 24th, 2017
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Regional Participants of Comoros, France (La Reunion), Kenya, Madagascar, Maldives, Mauritius, Mozambique, Seychelles, South Africa and Tanzania . 7th—11th March 2016 8:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m. STC Conference Room, Bois de Rose, Mahe, Seychelles IOC-UNESCO (IOTIC)-ICG/IOTWMS IN PARTNERSHIP SEYCHELLES DRDM

10 Tips to Prepare for the Rainy Season

April 11th, 2017
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Preparation now can prevent — or at least lessen problems — ahead of possible stormy days. Here are some things to check on the home front: Clean and repair home gutters: Clogged ones can cause rainwater to back up and damage your roof and house. Inspect the roof: Look for loose or damaged shingles. Look

Hospital Emergency Training

January 24th, 2017
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Risk Reduction

July 7th, 2016
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Communities all over the world have taught us that having the right knowledge, skills and attitudes to be prepared for, respond to, and recover from disasters can mean the difference between life and death and everyone can play a role in making that difference. Building the resilience of communities and nations is fundamental to achieving