The Gulhifalhu dredging and land reclamation project consists of dredging and placement of sand at Gulhifalhu lagoon to create 192 ha of new land, as well as the construction of revetments to protect the new land.
The coral relocation process started with an initial survey of the Gulhifalhu lagoon and reef to determine numbers and types of live coral colonies available for relocation. Based on the survey results, a selection was made of which areas to focus harvesting activities.
No of coral colonies relocated as of 12 July 2020:
All feedback and concerns received will be passed on to the project team. After collection of feedback a response will be given within 48 hours.
2. SCREEN AND ASSESS
Screen and assess all feedback and concerns to determine which ones apply to the dredging and reclamation works, and which apply to other issues related to the development of Gulhifalhu. Concerns and feedback not related to dredging and reclamation works will be passed on to the project owner.
Analyse project-related feedback and concerns
Investigate evidence of the concern.
Based on the findings of the investigation, a resolution is sought. If corrective actions are needed, a timeline is set for when these need to be taken.
A summary report containing the results of the previous steps will be sent to the person or persons who lodged their concern.