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13 December 2016

First RDRT team specialising in emergency health trained by PIROI and (...)

The Regional Disaster Response Team (RDRT) training course specialising in emergency healthcare came to an end on Tuesday 6th December. For eight days, 25 participants from the Indian Ocean Red Cross and Red Crescent National Societies (Union of Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles and Reunion Island) and French-speaking Africa (Burkina Faso, (...) Lire la suite


25 November 2016

A warehouse to pre-position emergency supplies in (...)

Rodrigues, a small island in the Indian Ocean that belongs to the Republic of Mauritius, is particularly vulnerable to natural hazards. It has a local branch of the Mauritius (...) Lire la suite

12 September 2016

Climate change: 1st regional training course for Red (...)

From August 29th until September 2nd 2016, PIROI and Reunion’s weather service, Météo France, co-organised the first regional training course on climate change for the Red Cross (...) Lire la suite

7 September 2016

Working together for a safer SW Indian Ocean rim: the (...)

The Red Cross Red Crescent Indian Ocean Regional Intervention Platform and the Climate Centre last month signed an agreement to work together to prevent, prepare for, and (...) Lire la suite

19 July 2016

Dengue fever epidemic in the Seychelles

PIROI deployed a regional disaster response agent to assist the Red Cross Society of the Seychelles in fighting the outbreak of dengue fever. The epidemic first broke out in (...) Lire la suite

7 July 2016

CEO of the French Development Agency visits PIROI

On Monday 4th July 2016 PIROI Reunion received a visit from Mr Rémy Rioux, Chief Executive Officer of the French Development Agency (AFD). The new CEO of AFD, who was (...) Lire la suite