Seychelles: Damage, Loss and Needs Assessment

On January 27–28, 2013, heavy rains resulting from Tropical Cyclone Felleng caused severe flooding and landslides in the Seychelles, particularly in three districts on the southeast coast of Mahé (Au Cap, Pointe Larue, and Cascade), as well as on the nearby islands of Praslin and La Digue.

This report provides a detailed breakdown of the sectors affected, economic losses and damages, and the equipment and manpower needed to rebuild better and to create legislation that incorporates disaster risk reduction and management throughout.

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