Country: 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

Strengthening hunger resilience – The Kenya Red Cross experience

The KRCS in collaboration with the Japanese Red Cross Society and the IFRC launched a nine-month drought recovery project in 2009 to support drought-affected communities in Bangale, Bura and Madogo divisions of Tana North district. This case study captures best practices that were achieved by the project through 2010. Published in 2011.

The openMatatus project: Collaborative research and mapping for Nairobi’s Informal Public Transit

Before the openMatatus project, the matatu buses of Nairobi operated in a no-man’s land of organization, with each driver responsible only for his own small piece of the puzzle. The minibuses were not owned by a government agency and fares were unregulated, contributing to uneven fare prices, lax safety regulations, and overly centralized and congested …

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Advocacy report- The road to strengthening community resilience in East Africa-Investing in National Societies volunteers and partnerships

This report considers the extent to which Red Cross Red Crescent volunteer action is strengthening community resilience in East Africa, focusing specifically on the unique role of volunteers, and emphasizing the role of National Societies as respected long-term partners in sustainable development. Based on lessons learned from implementation, this report is structured around the ten …

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Health Risk Management in a changing climate

Report of a Red Cross Red Crescent project, funded by the Rockefeller Foundation, that has “explored ways of integrating climate with health programming in Indonesia, Kenya, Tanzania and Vietnam, approaching the issue from three angles: the priorities of communities; integrating climate factors with operations themselves; and reducing risk.” Health Risk Management in a changing climate …

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