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National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Centre

National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Centre (NDRRMC)


Mauritius is a Small Island Developing State (SIDS) vulnerable to severe weather events and natural disasters such as cyclones, storm and tidal surges, torrential rains, floods and flash floods, landslides, tsunami as well as man-induced disasters. According to the World Risk Report 2020, Mauritius has now become the 53rd country with the highest disaster risk as compared to the 2018 ranking whereby we were the 16th country with the highest disaster risk and the 10th most exposed to natural hazards.


Role of NDRRMC


The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Centre (NDRRMC) acts as the focal institution for the State of Mauritius for the planning, organizing, coordinating and monitoring of disaster risk reduction and management activities.

Vision

Disaster Risk Management in the Republic of Mauritius is working towards the goal of a secure, healthy, wealthy and resilient nation. It encompasses a holistic vision of the key elements of disaster management: from risk assessment, disaster risk reduction, early warning and emergency alerts, to preparedness, response, relief, recovery and rehabilitation.


Mission

To increase the country’s resilience to disasters, reducing loss of life and negative impacts on economic, social, physical and environmental assets caused by natural and human-induced disasters through strategic commitment and engagement of all levels of society in understanding and managing identified threats.

Disaster Management Cycle

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National Disaster Scheme

The NDS is a document to support agencies and stakeholders in understanding and undertaking their roles, responsibilities and actions in emergencies.

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NDRRM Act 2016

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Sendai Framework

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Protocol for Public Sector

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NDRRM Policy 2020 - 2030

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NDRRM Strategic Framework 2020 - 2030

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NDRRM Action Plan 2020 - 2030

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