Event Reports

Strengthening the role of community level representatives in the implementation of the National Anti-Drought Strategy (E

KAS together with the National Drought Management Authority (NDMA) in the two counties carried out a series of participatory community forum to assist the local communities in developing the said plans – a proactive process towards harnessing community governance. This emerged from the need to prepare ward level contingency plans in Baringo and West Pokot Counties ahead of the predicted delay in rainfall and subsequent pouches of drought that will last up to around March 2018. more…

Edwin Adoga Ottichilo | January 31, 2018

Community forum for the preparation of an action plan for food safety

West Pokot County Community Forums on Disaster Risk Management Policy Draft

KAS together with county government of West Pokot, department of intergovernmental coordination, peace Building and disaster management conducted a three day community forum to create community awareness on the draft Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Policy. The community forums were held between the 23rd and 25th of February 2017 at Chesra, Miskwony, Takaywa, Lomut, Nakwijit and Napitiro Centres. more…

March 2, 2017

Issue Status Brief(ISB)

West Pokot County’s Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) strategy and techniques to promoting community participation

West Pokot County is one of the 23 Counties in Kenya prone to drought as the main type of disaster.Disaster loss has increased the exposure of persons and assets to a number of vulnerabilities hence generating new forms of disaster risks. The county is vulnerable to drought especially in the lowlands. Therefore,there is need to focus efforts towards disaster risk reduction integrating these dynamics into a working county policy on disaster management. more…

March 2, 2017

DISSEMINATION SEMINAR ON EARLY WARNING SYSTEM(S) ANALYSIS AND FOOD SECURITY MAPPING REPORT FOR BARINGO COUNTY

Within the Months of April, May and June 2016, KAS with her partners conducted an Early Warning system analysis and a food security mapping and analysis study in West Pokot and Baringo Counties with the aim of identifying policy issues, actors, structures, and policies among others in the field of food security. more…

October 10, 2016

Capacity Building of West Pokot and Baringo County administrators on integrated-food-security-programming

Understanding strategies for disaster management, drought and famine early warning and food and nutrition security for improved crisis prevention and county planning. more…

August 11, 2016


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