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Nairobi, Nairobi 00100 Kenya

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September 2018

Social Protection and Safety Nets training (the Kenyan Case Study)

24 September - 28 September
Prideinn Lantana Nairobi, East Church Road
Nairobi, Nairobi 00100 Kenya
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Background Information After independence, the first president was interested in achieving three things for the country; ie the eradication of extreme poverty, illiteracy, and extreme hunger. This was necessitated by the fact that then and through the colonial system, Kenyans had been treated as second-class citizens which increased their vulnerability and exposure to the three issues. However, this was not achieved then and subsequent governments have been trying to address these issues by encompassing them in development plans and policies.…

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Child Protection in Emergencies Training

24 September - 28 September
Prideinn Lantana Nairobi, East Church Road
Nairobi, Nairobi 00100 Kenya
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Children, unlike adults, are affected uniquely by conflicts and emergencies, however; they could facilitate a quick and lasting recovery of the community. Children find themselves in vulnerable situations during emergencies and bear the greatest brunt of disasters because of their vulnerability. As such, these children are exposed to displacement, separation, discrimination, forced labor, sexual and economic exploitation, trafficking and conflicts.  Child protection measures have to be undertaken from the onset of an emergency to ensure their wellbeing is guarded. To…

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Integrating Climate Change Adaptation into Development Planning

24 September - 28 September
Prideinn Lantana Nairobi, East Church Road
Nairobi, Nairobi 00100 Kenya
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Introduction Developing countries are struggling to adapt to Climate Change (CC) while the international community committed to stemming the gas emissions is wavering due to various self-interests. As lack of strong commitment to arresting this phenomenal problem persists, climate change impacts including drought, floods continue to ravage developing countries unabated resulting in food shortages, increases in vector-borne diseases, infrastructure damage and the degradation of natural resources. This situation is affecting mostly the rural folks who are defenseless with their only…

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October 2018

Community Based Climate Change Adaptation & Resilience (October 1 – October 5)

1 October - 5 October
Prideinn Lantana Nairobi, East Church Road
Nairobi, Nairobi 00100 Kenya
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Climate change (CC) threatens progress on development particularly in developing countries because they have the least capacity to cope. Adaptation to climate change in these countries is therefore critical. These adjustments in response to the negative impacts of climate change are necessary as they are locally focused and inexpensive. Adaptation efforts based at the local level address exposure of vulnerable recipients to the adverse impacts of climate change. Community-based climate change adaptation identifies and facilitates local development activities that strengthen…

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Participatory Hygiene and Sanitation Transformation – PHAST Training (October 1 – October 5)

1 October - 5 October
Prideinn Lantana Nairobi, East Church Road
Nairobi, Nairobi 00100 Kenya
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World Health Organization data shows that 1.7 million deaths a year are attributable to unsafe water, sanitation and hygiene. 54.2 million disability adjusted life years (DALY) are caused by unsafe water, sanitation and hygiene – each DALY represents the loss of one year of equivalent full health. Interventions to improve water, sanitation, and hygiene practices have been shown to reduce sickness from diarrhea by between one-quarter and one-third. Communities can examine existing hygiene behaviors, practices, traditions and understand how transmission…

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Modeling For Disaster Preparedness and Response Training (October 8 – October 12)

8 October - 12 October
Prideinn Lantana Nairobi, East Church Road
Nairobi, Nairobi 00100 Kenya
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All countries in the world face risks emanating from natural or anthropogenic sources. Some countries have improved their response rates and thereby survival by being more organized, investing and developing sound response systems and human resources, investing in research and investing in technological innovations as a way of adapting to their environment. Despite these gains, hazards are increasingly becoming common that they threated development investments. Developing countries suffer the greatest incidents of natural hazards which result in devastating loss of…

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Humanitarian Supply Chain Training October (15 – October 19)

15 October - 19 October
Prideinn Lantana Nairobi, East Church Road
Nairobi, Nairobi 00100 Kenya
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Introduction Humanitarian workers require competent and professional support system that will ensure the right supplies are delivered at the right time and manner to the right location and to the right beneficiaries to alleviate prolonged suffering to survivors. The supply chain is therefore central to effective humanitarian work. This is different for corporate organizations whose bottom line is profit making. To achieve effective humanitarian performance, organizations have invested heavily in supply chain logistics. However, most of the personnel responsible for…

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