Vice President Faure and Delegation Visit DRDM

As part of activities to commemorate the International Day for Disaster Reduction on October 13th, Vice-President Danny Faure, accompanied by ministers Christian Lionnet and Peter Sinon, visited the head office of the Division of Risk and Disaster Management (DRDM).

An open day was organised as part of activities during the month of October to show the progress and development that DRDM has made during the past two years, portraying how concerned Seychelles is with disaster risk management preparations, prevention, response and recovery measures for the country.
DRDM Director General Paul Labaleine gave the guests a tour of the office situated at the Global Village Complex, Mont Fleuri, where members of staff introduced their specific fields of expertise, pointed out improvements that have taken place and area of needs.

It was an opportunity for the Vice-President and the ministers to see for themselves what DRDM has managed to accomplish, the staffing, equipment available and discuss the way forward as there is always room for improvement and lessons to be learned about disaster risk management.

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