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Since March 2020, the Covid-19 pandemic has been raging in Reunion Island.To stop the spread of the virus and to protect the population of Reunion Island, the PIROI implements, through its project Paré pas Paré, a free training on Covid-19 and the implementation of...

The Paré pas Paré project goes back to school!

​ Red Cross volunteers were at Piton St-Leu on 18 November for the Paré pas Paré project, raising children’s awareness about natural risks and COVID-19.   Hot on the heels of the successful new outreach strategy that has been tailored to the current health crisis...

Saint-Louis is now flood-ready and familiar with COVID protective measures

On Saturday 14 November at Etang du Gol, Red Cross volunteers invited inhabitants of Saint-Louis to learn more about flooding and flood safety.   As part of its Inondation, nout kartié lé paré (‘Our neighbourhood’s ready for flooding’) project, the Indian Ocean...

First steering committee for the Disaster Risk Management project in Mayotte & Union of the Comoros

On 20 October 2020, PIROI organised in Mamoudzou the first steering committee for its Disaster Risk Management (DRM) project in the Comoros archipelago. This annual forum is a valuable opportunity to share information and learn more about disaster risk management,...

20 years

The PIROI came into being on 2 April 2000. This year, the PIROI is celebrating its 20th anniversary.

20 years of cooperation between the different members of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.

Thank you to our partners who help us, year after year, to reduce the vulnerability of populations.


2020 marks PIROI’s 20th anniversary

2020 marks PIROI’s 20th anniversary

On 2 April 2000, at a ceremony attended by the IFRC and ICRC, PIROI was officially created when the Saint-Denis Reunion Island Agreement was signed, bringing together the Red Cross and Red Crescent National Societies of the south-west Indian Ocean. Fast forward two...

A handbook about natural hazards for Seychelles

A handbook about natural hazards for Seychelles

In early 2020 Seychelles Red Cross developed a new resource to help teachers raise awareness and inform pupils about disaster risks.     With the support of its technical partners (Seychelles Department of Risks and Disaster Management, Seychelles...


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