Coastal Erosion Hazard

August 9th, 2017
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Erosion is the loss or displacement of land along the coastline due to action of wave, current, tides wind-driven water, or other impact of storm or tropical cyclone, it also means the loss or displacement of land due to the action of wind, runoff or surface water or ground water seepage. Why does coastal erosion

Tropical Cyclone Bondo and Fantala

August 9th, 2017
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The 10 Year Difference on between two Tropical Cyclone on Farquhar : Tropical Cyclone Bondo and Fantala   The Farquhar Atoll has been hit by two tropical cyclone in last decade. In December 2006 tropical Cyclone ‘Bondo’ made landfall and 10 year later the Atoll was again hit by  the Tropical Cyclone ‘Fantala’ in March

Slope Failures – Causes and Mitigation

July 21st, 2017
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What are Slope Failures? Slope failures are major natural hazards occurring both globally and locally. They are referred to as the downslope movement of rock debris and soil in response to gravitational stresses. Slope failures are generally classified according to the type of downslope movement namely falls, slides, and slows. Unfortunately, slope failure is a

History of major disasters in Seychelles

September 9th, 2013
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Due to its geographical position and geology, the Seychelles is less exposed to major natural disaster than most of the neighbour countries such as Mauritius, La Réunion, Comoros, Madagascar or the countries on African continent. A thorough investigation on archives concerning impact and victims of natural disasters allowed us to record 89 significant events, from

Seychelles avoided tsunami disaster

December 9th, 2010
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  afrol News, 3 January – Unlike Somalia and southern Asia, Kenya and Seychelles avoided large numbers of casualties due to the tsunami that hit the two coastal nations with a devastating power on 26 December. Tourists and nationals were warned in advance despite the lack of an early warning system. One dead fisherman is