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Kenya

Early action can mitigate impact of disaster; Africa sets an example

18 Oct 2017, Down To Earth

A pilot project by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in three countries in the Horn of Africa shows that early intervention is an effective way of responding to disasters such as drought. Early warning systems can thus help vulnerable communities cope with disaster events when early actions are taken.


    National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Ministry of Devolution and Planning, State department of devolution, Directorate of special programmes
  • Website: http://www.devolutionplanning.go.ke
  • Contact:Permanent Secretary
  • Phone:+254-20-2250645 ext. 39502 +254-20-2250628 ext. 39502


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Ministry of Devolution and Planning, State department of devolution, Directorate of special programmes
  • Website: http://www.devolutionplanning.go.ke
  • Contact:Permanent Secretary
  • Phone:+254-20-2250645 ext. 39502 +254-20-2250628 ext. 39502




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