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  • 'Vijana tuwajibike' - Step for disaster risk reduction Catholic Relief Services
    Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations - Headquarters
    Kenya - government
    Kenya Red Cross Society
    Oxfam - Great Britain
    United Nations Development Programme - Kenya
    United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa
    United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs - Headquarters
    University of Nairobi


    Date: 12 - 13 Oct 2011
    Country: Kenya
    City/State: Nairobi
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'Vijana tuwajibike' - Step for disaster risk reduction

MAIN ORGANIZER(S): Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations - Headquarters (FAO)
Kenya - government
Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS)
Oxfam - Great Britain (Oxfam GB)
United Nations Development Programme - Kenya (UNDP Kenya)
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa (UNISDR AF)
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs - Headquarters (OCHA)

OTHER ORGANIZER(S): Catholic Relief Services (CRS)
University of Nairobi

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

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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