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    United Nations Development Programme - Kenya
    United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa


    Date: 12 Oct 2012
    Country: Kenya
    City/State: Nairobi
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International day for disaster reduction in Kenya

MAIN ORGANIZER(S): Kenya - government

OTHER ORGANIZER(S): United Nations Development Programme - Kenya
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa

Type: Meeting or Conference Date: 12 Oct 2012 Location: Kenya (Nairobi) Venue: KICC

The Kenya national platform for disaster risk reduction, key partners including the Ministry of State for special programmes, UNISDR Regional Office for Africa, UNDP Kenya among others, will be observing the IDDR 12, under the theme 'Women and Girls - the [in]Visible Force of Resilience'.

The event will aims to highlight one of the strategic areas of intervention in the extended programme of action is to increase public awareness of DRR by increasing gender sensitivity of DRR policies, legislation and programmes. This event will use this day to build public awareness in Kenya with the support of information materials which aim to increase knowledge on gender-sensitive disaster risk reduction at national and local government levels.

Event website: http://www.unisdr.org/2012/iddr/about.html

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