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,...

PIROI reasserts its involvment in climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction

  The United Nations General Assembly has designated October 13 as the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction. The aim is to promote a global culture of prevention, mitigation and preparedness. The intensification and increasing complexity of disasters -...

New project to strengthen local disaster preparedness and response capacities

PIROI-member National Societies have received assistance with their disaster preparedness and response work for a number of years already. Until now most of this support has been provided at central level, with capacity-building focusing on Red Cross/Red Crescent head...

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...

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.

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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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