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  • International Day for Disaster Reduction - Nairobi, Kenya United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa
    United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs - Regional Office for Eastern Africa
    World Health Organization


    Date: 14 Oct 2009
    Country: Kenya
    City/State: Nairobi
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International Day for Disaster Reduction - Nairobi, Kenya

MAIN ORGANIZER(S): United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa
World Health Organization

OTHER ORGANIZER(S): United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs - Regional Office for Eastern Africa

Type: Meeting or Conference Date: 14 Oct 2009 Location: Kenya (Nairobi)

A disaster scenario including a makeshift hospital with equipment and volunteers will be simulated, focusing on the preparedness of local hospitals. A display of information and material on hospital safety will also be shown. the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) will partner with the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations Office of the High Commission for Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA), the Kenyan Ministry of State for Special Programmes, Kenya Red Cross, St. John Ambulance, Medics 24, Nairobi Hospital and others on this occasion.

Event website: http://www.unisdr.org



 
 

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