Local Emergency Operations Command (LEOC)


Functions of Local Committee (Section 20 of NDRRM Act 2016)

(a) Work closely with its local community in disaster risk analysis and vulnerability assessment.

(b) Prepare and implement, in accordance with any guidelines laid down by the National Council, the Local Plan to be approved 
     by the National Centre.

(c) Promote and implement disaster risk reduction and management education and public awareness programmes.

(d) Building capacity, acquire resources and coordinate disaster risk reduction and management activities.

(e) Conduct trainings, drills and simulation exercises.

(f) Every 6 months, submit a periodical report related to its activities to the National Centre.

Functions of the Local Emergency Operations Command (LEOC) (Section 22 of NDRRM Act 2016)

(1) In the event of a disaster in a local authority, a Local Emergency Operations Command to lead disaster response operations  for
     that local authority.

(2) The LEOC shall consist of key personnel from the local authority concerned as the chairperson of the local committee of the
     local authority may determine and be supported by designated members from emergency services.

(3) The Police Divisional Commander of the Division under which a local authority falls shall assist the chairperson of the local
     committee of the local authority to lead disaster response operations as may be appropriate in the circumstances.

(4) The LEOC shall, within the purview of a local authority concernced, exercise the same powers of the NEOC.


​List of Members for the Local Disaster Risk Reduction & Management Committees (Section 19 of NDRRM Act 2016)

1.    The Lord Mayor of a Municipal City Council, Mayor of a Municipal Town Council or Chairperson of a District Council;
2.    A representative of the Ministry responsible for the subject of public infrastructure;
3.    A representative of the Ministry responsible for the subject of Social Security;
4.    A representative of the Ministry responsible for the subject of environment and sustainable development;
5.    A representative of the Ministry responsible for the subjet of education;
6.    A representative of the Ministry responsible for the subject of local government;
7.    A representative of the Mauritius Meteorological Services;
8.    A representative of the Mauritius Police Force;
9.    A representative of the Mauritius Fire and Rescue Service;
10. The Chief Executive of the Municipal City Council, Municipal Town Council or District Council;
11. The Assistant Chief Executive of the Village Council;
12. A representative of the Central Electricity Board;
13. A representative of the Central Water Authority;
14. A representative of the Road Development Authority;
15. A representative of the Wastewater Management Authority;
16. A representative of the Water Resources Unit;
17. A representative of the Mauritius Red Cross Society;

Click on the link below to find information on 12 Local Authorities

The Municipal Councils
The City Council of Port Louis
The Municipal Council of Beau Bassin Rose Hill
The Municipal Council of Quatre Bornes
The Municipal Council of Vacoas Phoenix
The Municipal Council of Curepipe

The District Councils
The District Council of Pamplemousses
The District Council of Riviere du Rempart
The District Council of Moka
The District Council of Flacq
The District Council of Grand Port
The Disitrict Council of Savanne
The District Council of Black River

NAME AND CONTACT DETAILS OF LOCAL DISASTER MANAGEMENT COORDINATORS

Local AuthoritiesNameOffice AddressTel No.    FaxEmail
  City Council of Port Louis  Ms S. K. Gooly  Jule Koenig, Port Louis  Office: 405 6600   Mobile: 57638434/ 58326811     snehagooly9@gmail.com
 Municipal Council of Beau Bassin/R. Hill 
  Mr D. BableeTown Hall, Royal Road, Rose Hill     
  Mobile: 54932785  davidbablee@gmail.com
  Municipal Council of Curepipe 
  Municipal Council of Quatre Bornes  Mrs T. Callychurn  St Jean Road, Quatre Bornes  Office: 465 8360   Mobile: 57905497   
454 0066  sevcallysev@yahoo.com
  Municipal Council of Vacoas/Phoenix  Mr Y. Jamansing  St Paul Ave, Vacoas  Mobile: 57775650 yuv8raj@yahoo.com
  District Council of Black River  Mr S. Bojnauth  Geoffroy Road, Bambous  Mobile: 575856814520303   sbojnath@la.govmu.org
  District Council of Moka  Mr K. A. Thagalee  Royal Road, Quartier Militaire   Office: 435 5531  Mobile: 59239339/ 57393269
  kthagalee@la.govmu.org
  District Council of Flacq  Ms N. Chukra-Chetty     Forest Side  Office: 413 2600   Mobile: 57642239  localdisasterfdc@gmail.com
  District Council of Savanne  Mrs R. D. Khedan  Royal Road, Souillac  Mobile: 575528826255750  anushakhedan@yahoo.com
  District Council of Riviere du Rempart   Mr V. Heerah  Royal Road, Mapou  Mobile: 57996654  vipinheerah@gmail.com
  District Council of Pamplemousses  Mr V. Chichooree  Office: 2438300   Mobile: 59614209  ldmc.dcp@gmail.com
  District Council of Grand Port  Ms N. Bachooa  Royal Road, Rose Belle  Mobile: 5783347 nadeeyabachooa@hotmail.com