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Kenya: Risk-sensitive Budget Review

Executive summary This report provides an analysis of public investment planning for disaster risk reduction (DRR) in Kenya and highlights the level of public investment in DRR in the country. It does this through a risksensitive budget…

Format:
Analysis
Source:
UNDRR
Posted:
04 Mar 2020
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Kenyan city offers resilience "training ground"

By Denis McClean KISUMU, 13 March, 2019 - The Kenyan city of Kisumu, long praised for its work on disaster risk reduction, has offered to be a training ground for other cities in Kenya and neighboring countries. The…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
UNDRR
Posted:
13 Mar 2019

Kenya

Kenya boosts risk reduction capacity

By Vanessa Buchot 14 September 2018, Nairobi – The Government of Kenya has initiated a reform programme to improve the country's capacity to reduce disaster risks and mitigate the socioeconomic and fiscal impact of disasters. The government has…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
UNDRR
Posted:
21 Sep 2018

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Africa city leaders promote inclusive resilience

19 September 2018, Nairobi – City leaders in Africa have shared some of the successes of inclusive disaster risk reduction strategies, particularly focusing on community engagement and action at the local level. In Yaoundé VI, as explained…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
UNDRR
Posted:
19 Sep 2018

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Africa gets ready for Sendai Monitor

By Evelyne Karanja Nairobi, Kenya, 18 October 2017 - The African Union has announced plans to increase the number of member States with national disaster loss data bases and to put a training programme in place in…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
UNDRR
Posted:
18 Oct 2017

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East Africa backs Sendai Framework implementation

By Evelyne Karanja NAIROBI, 31 May 2017 – Members of parliament from the six-nation East African Community have vowed to step up a drive to implement the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction in their region. The pledge…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
UNDRR
Posted:
31 May 2017

Kenya

Kenyan city pilots Sendai risk monitoring

By Isabel Njihia KISUMU, Kenya, 29 April 2016 – The Kenyan city of Kisumu is pioneering local-level implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction in Africa, underlining its determination to find sustainable solutions to the…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
UNDRR
Posted:
29 Apr 2016

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East Africa passes landmark disaster risk bill

By Evelyne Karanja **NAIROBI, 14 March 2016 – **East African countries have reached a landmark in their efforts to curb the impact of natural and man-made hazards, by enacting regional legislation on the management and reduction of…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
UNDRR
Posted:
14 Mar 2016

Kenya

Kenya ramps up support for DRR legislation

By Ann Weru NAIROBI, 20 August 2015 – The Government of Kenya and its partners are engaging to create an enabling environment for implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, a 15-year global plan to…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
UNDRR
Posted:
20 Aug 2015

Kenya

Cholera highlights urban risk factors

By Ann Weru NAIROBI, 10 June 2015 – A cholera outbreak in Kenya that is concentrated in the informal settlements shows how entrenched poverty can combine with poor urban planning to breed disasters. An estimated 3, 459 people…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
UNDRR
Posted:
10 Jun 2015