Political dialogue on capacity building for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Early Warning System

Political dialogue has provided space for communities to hold their leaders to account on issues of disaster response

After engaging ward level stakeholders and opinion leaders on ethical principles of Disaster Response and Management at Marigat on the 19th and 20th of September 2018, community DRM structures have started holding their leaders to account. more…

Event Reports | October 3, 2018

Democracy, A Western Concept?

Democracy and Religion in Kenya

On 19th and 20th September 2018, KAS Kenya together with the Coast Interfaith Council of Clerics (CICC) held a conference themed: "Democracy, A Western Concept?”. The conference brought together different religious groups which included: Islamic, Christian, Hindu and African traditional faiths. The African Traditional Religions (ATR),the Council of Imams and Preachers of Kenya (CIPK),the Evangelical Alliance of Kenya (EAK),the Hindu Council of Kenya (HCK),the National Council of Churches of Kenya (NCCK)and the Supreme Council of Kenya Muslims (SUPKEM) were among institutions represented. more…

Event Reports | September 26, 2018

Political dialogue on capacity building for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Early Warning System

On the 19th and 20th of September 2018, KAS together with the National Drought Management Authority (NDMA) Baringo Office engaged various stakeholders in the field of the Disaster Risk Reduction working with communities at the ward level on best approaches for supporting the implementation of the ethical principles of Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), as well as providing dialogue workshops that demystified ethical issues in DRR and disaster response. more…

Edwin Adoga Ottichilo | Event Reports | September 26, 2018

Strengthening the concept of Early Warning & Early Action for Disaster Risk Reduction & Food Security

This publication is a summary of seven discussion papers generated from successful applicants who submitted their discussion papers in respond to a call for papers by KAS. The publication begins by setting the geographical and social cultural context of Baringo and West Pokot counties. The main aim of this call for papers was to help refine existing knowledge on early warning within the area of food security in Baringo and West Pokot Counties. more…

Country Reports | September 6, 2018

International Reports: Global Security

The “golden age of security”, as the Austrian writer Stefan Zweig characterised the time before the First World War, ended just over 100 years ago. After the atrocities of two world wars and the end of the so-called Cold War, many hoped that the cessation of the East-West conflict would herald the beginning of a new era of security – but those remaining hopes were shattered no later than the terrorist attacks of 9/11. more…

August 30, 2018