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Component 4 :Disaster risk reduction among targeted vulnerable communities for climate related risks in Kenya

The level of preparedness  for climate change related risks such as flooding , erosions   loss of livestock, prolonged drought and crop failures is very low  and weak in the country . There  has been frequent  occurrences of these scenarios due to effects of climate change   leading to loss of property ,lives and destruction of infrastructures among others.  The programme seeks to address the challenges through establishment of early warning systems and construction of automatic weather stations , establish community based friendly information dissemination sytems ,  establish evacuation centres and construction of flood control structures.

Key Result Areas

  • Construction of Dykes in four identified sites along River Nyando
  • Construction of flood control structures in the Yala basin (10 Km stretch)
  • Construction of 4 evacuation Centers
  • Developed system of sending disaster alerts

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