Kenya

Past disaster eventsEM-DAT listing of disaster events in KenyaDisaster statistics from UN-ISDR and CREDRisk country profile from Index for Risk Management Damage and losses statistics from Disaster Information Management SystemsDisaster response and management data from ReliefWebGovernment policiesHFA Progress Reports, government plans, and government statements and Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper – http://www.unisdr.org/partners/countries/kenRed Cross + civil societyIFRC appeals and info bulletins for Kenya

Integrating early warning early action within disaster law in Africa

The African continent is uniquely vulnerable to a variety of disasters, including droughts, floods, and locust infestations, with climate change intensifying these risks. The implementation of early warning early action (EWEA) strategies within disaster management laws is critical for enhancing resilience and reducing the impact of these disasters. This case study examines how South Sudan

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West Pokot Community Engagement Study on Climate Vulnerability and Capacity Analysis

Climate vulnerability and change can have significant impacts on regional, national, and local development efforts. In order to reduce these impacts and promote climate-resilient development, decision and development practitioners need to understand the climate vulnerabilities of the people, sectors, and community they are working with. Climate vulnerability can be determined by three interacting factors, namely;

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Webinar: 2023 El Nino – Impact, Preparedness, Funding

The El Niño phenomenon is strengthening in the Africa Region with severe impacts predicted for Eastern and Southern Africa. To help African National Societies and their partners anticipate and prepare for the likely impacts of the El Niño phenomena, IFRC Africa, in partnership with the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre, hosted the webinar titled 2023

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Advancing operational flood forecasting, early warning and risk management with new emerging science: Gaps, opportunities and barriers in Kenya

This paper outlines the opportunities and challenges to improve end-to-end flood early warning systems, considering the scientific, technical and institutional/governance dimensions. Kenya and the wider East African region suffer from significant flood risk, as illustrated by major losses of lives, livelihoods and assets in the most recent years. This is likely to increase in future

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Webinars: Community Engagement and Accountability (CEA) for Disaster Risk Reduction & Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) Programming

Join us for a webinar series on Community Engagement and Accountability (CEA) for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) & Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) Programming hosted by IFRC Africa DRR and CEA teams! The series will be split into three consecutive parts on March 30th, April 4th, and April 6th, 2023, from 13:00 to 14:30 EAT. Check

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