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2 KIBET J. NELLY PRESENTERS: MAGAI N. DORCAS BACHELOR OF ARTS- PSYCHOLOGY

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4 DISASTER? A serious disruption of the functioning of a community or society causing widespread human, material, economic or environmental losses. These loses exceed the capacity of the affected community, or society, to cope using its own resources; without expecting any external assistance.

5 NATURAL DISASTERS Earthquake Drought Floods Tornado

6 MAN-MADE DISASTERS STRIKES ACCIDENTS AIR-CRAFT CRASH

7 DOES KENYA EXPERIENCE DISASTERS?

8 FLOODS FOREST FIRES DROUGHT MINE EXPLOSIONS

9 MAN-MADE DISASTERS IN KENYA ROAD ACCIDENT

10 COLLAPSED BUILDING

11 COMMUNAL VIOLENCE

12 CURRENT STATISTICS ON DISASTERS IN KENYA YEAR DISASTER TYPE Jan 2008 Post Election Violence REGION/AREA COVERAGE Rift valley, Western Nyanza Central AFFECTED/CASUALTIES 1,339 Deaths Over 350,000 People displaced October 2008 Floods Budalangi, WestPokot, Trans-nzoia, Lower Tana River Business and Property of colossal value destroyed Over 5000 people displaced 16 killed by flash floods Property destroyed Feb 2009 Fires Sachangwan Over 150 people lost their lives Property destroyed Psychological Trauma

13 STATISTICS ON DISASTERS IN KENYA YEAR DISASTER TYPE REGION/AREA COVERAGE June 2011 Explosion Nairobi downtown area AFFECTED/CASUALTIES 2 Deaths Over 28 People injured Property destroyed March 2010 Landslides Bududa, Mt. Elgon Over 300 people feared buried Property destroyed By December 2010 Road accidents Whole country Over 3000 people lost their lives Physical disabilities & injuries Psychological Trauma

14 Miyagi earthquake Fukushima nuclear explosion

15 EFFECTS OF DISASTER LOSS OF LIVES LOSS OF FINANCIAL RESOURCES DESTRUCTION OF INFRASTRUCTURE DESTRUCTION OF ASSETS

16 Psychological trauma & distress Physical injury Disasters interrupt both health and socio-economic networks of individuals and countries. Any disaster can interrupt essential services, hence, the need for disaster management.

17 DISASTER MANAGEMENT

18 Disaster management Refers to the management and organization of resources and responsibilities meant to deal with humanitarian aspects of emergencies, including mitigation, preparedness, response, recovery so as to reduce the impact of disaster. 06/06/2013 Disaster management 18

19 Goals of disaster management Reduce, or avoid, losses from hazards;. Assure prompt assistance to victims; Achieve rapid and effective recovery 06/06/2013 Disaster management 19

20 Disaster management cycle 06/06/2013 Disaster management 20

21 MITIGATION NON-STRUCTURAL MEASURES INSURANCE COVER LEGISLATION

22 STRUCTURAL MEASURES RETRO-FITTING PROPER LAND- USE TREE-PLANTING

23 THE MITIGATION PROCESS

24 DISASTER PREPAREDNESS Hazard, risk and vulnerability assessment, Early warning systems, Response mechanisms and strategies Resource mobilization Preparedness plans & Coordination Public education training and rehearsals Information management Community based disaster preparedness.

25 DISASTER RESPONSE Involves minimizing the number of hazards caused by the disaster. Aim To ensure survival of the highest number of victims possible in the best health, To re-establish the self-sufficient and essential services as quickly as possible for all populations, To restore damaged infrastructure and regenerate viable economic activities. In a situation of a civil war, the aim is to protect and assist civilian population.

26 DISASTER RESPONSE ACTIVITIES Evacuation Search & Rescue Logistic & Supply Communication & Coordination

27 DISASTER RECOVERY SHORT-TERM MEASURE LONG-TERM MEASURE Provision of Basic Needs Counseling of Victims

28 continue Disaster recovery plans has seven steps: gathering of basic information, organization, mobilizing resources, administration, regulation, coordination of activities and evaluating recovery.

29 KENYA S DISASTER MANAGEMENT Natural Disaster Operation Centre Kenya Red Cross Kenya Psychological and Counseling Associations Hospitals along the highway Ministry of forestry Ministry of irrigation

30 CHALLENGES FACING KENYA TOWARDS DISASTER MANAGEMENT Inadequate information and data, Inadequate finances, human resources and equipment, Inadequate integration and co-ordination, Inadequate Regional and International linkages, Inadequate policy, legal and institutional frameworks, Weak disaster management capabilities within communities and institutions.

31 LESSONS KENYA CAN LEARN ABOUT DISASTER MANAGEMENT FROM JAPAN Japan s scientific and technological advances in risk assessment and disaster mitigation could be used to bridge knowledge gaps and strengthen Kenyan s disaster management system. Mainstreaming of climate change issues and disaster management into the development planning process of developing Kenya.

32 Improvement in community preparedness through the involvement of schools, voluntary organisations, media and other stakeholders in disaster mitigation and risk reduction trainings and capacity building programs. Enhancing the scope of collaboration between Kenyan and Japanese scientists, which could strengthen research and development on disaster mitigation and prevention, and the new knowledge generated could be of benefit to Japan, Kenya and other countries.

33 DISASTER MANAGEMENT FOR SUSTAINABLE FUTURE GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT

34 EFFECTIVE DISASTER MANAGEMENT FOR SUSTAINABLE GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT Manageable vulnerability Sustainable development Reduced hazard impact Controlled development and hazard mitigation

35 DISASTER MANAGEMENT FOR A HAPPY WORLD

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