Mauritius Red Cross Society

"The teenagers do not know how serious a cyclone can be,” Story from one man’s journey to Mauritius as part of his quest to visit 190 countries

Torbjørn C. Pedersen, a goodwill ambassador with the Danish Red Cross, is currently travelling the world, aiming to visit all 190 National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. Travelling on a budget of just $20 USD per day, Thor is undertaking his journe

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Ste. Thérèse Street

Contact Information:

Tel: (230) 670 02 76/670 12 74
Fax: (230) 674 88 55
Telex: YBRAT IW* 4258 "For Mauritius Red Cross"

Language of correspondence: English or French


  • President: Mr. Samoorgum TIRVASSEN
  • Vice President: Mr Damodarrsing surnam
  • Secretary General ai: Mr. Navin MAHADOO
  • Director General/Secretary General: Vacant Position
  • Head of Programmes/Disaster Management and Risk Reduction: Mr Navin MAHADOO
  • Head of Finance: Mrs Nadish BHEEKUM
  • Head of Information/Dissemination and Communication: Mr. Pravind RUGHOO
  • Treasurer: Mr Ganeshanlall Cheeneebash
  • Deputy Treasurer: Mr Patrice PELLEGRIN
  • Director Youth Section: Mr Rajendrasing SHIBNAUTH
  • Chief Medical Officer: Dr. Khuleel DAUREEAWO, FRCS

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24 January 2018
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Mauritius - DREF Operation
23 October 2017
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