HYOGO FRAMEWORK COUNTRIES & REGIONS THEMES & ISSUES HAZARDS PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES
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Kenya

Youth in disaster risk reduction and resilience ambassadors

28 Mar 2014, SOFADECCA

Sofadecca trains youth aged 15-35 years old in communities in DRR and releasing them back to communities as qualified certificate holders in fire fighting and Disaster Risk reduction and Management. Young people learn about the concept of climate change and about hazard mapping within their community...


National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Ministry of State for Special Programmes (MOSSP)
  • Website:http://www.sprogrammes.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 State for Special Programmes (MOSSP)
  • Website:http://www.sprogrammes.go.ke
  • Contact:Permanent Secretary
  • Phone:+254-20-2250645 ext. 39502 +254-20-2250628 ext. 39502
Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Drought 1999 23,000,000
Epidemic 1994 6,500,000
Drought 2008 3,800,000
Drought 2005 3,500,000
Drought 1991 2,700,000
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.
Academic Programmes in Kenya
 




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