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Kenya’s slums are a haven for viruses: here’s what we know

5 Apr 2020, Conversation Media Group, the

Low-income areas in Kenya are unplanned, densely populated, and lack sanitation & clean water, leading to quick viral transmission and higher risk of COVID-19 outbreaks.


    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


Officially declared national coordinating multi-sectoral and inter-disciplinary mechanisms for advocacy, coordination, analysis and advice on disaster risk reduction.