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'Vijana tuwajibike' - Step for disaster risk reduction

  • Type: Meeting or Conference
  • Date: 12-13 Oct 2011
  • Location: Kenya (Nairobi)
  • Venue: University of Nairobi, Chancellor's court

Description

The Nairobi event will be held under the theme: ‘Vijana Tuwajibike - Step up for Disaster Risk Reduction’ in line with the global theme.

The theme, derived from a Swahili catchphrase, Vijana Tuwajibike, is a rallying call to young people to take a proactive role in reducing disasters.

The event will be from 9.00am and will be graced by the Prime Minister of Kenya, Rt. Hon. Raila Odinga. Prior to the event, a media breakfast will be held to sensitize the public/media on the International Day of Disaster Reduction and the 'Ending Drought Emergencies in Kenya Campaign'.

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Keywords

  • Themes:Media, Vulnerable Populations
  • Hazards:Drought
  • Countries/Regions:Kenya

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/22530

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