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Lina Atieno, small scale trader, Kibera. Photo Credit: Joyce Kabue
Urban Early Warning Early Action (UEWEA) intervention is supporting the Nairobi County government and other stakeholders to set up indicator systems as long term measures that will enable the County Government of Nairobi to detect early warnings of emergencies in urban centres and therefore act...
Photo Credit: Benson Guantai
Urban informal settlements in Kenya host approximately 2.5 million slum dwellers representing 60% of the Nairobi population (report of the Nairobi Cross-sectional Slums Survey (NCSS) 2012. Nairobi: APHRC). The slums are characterized by poor infrastructure, crowded tin and wood shanties, poor...
Mary Kwamboka in her kiosk. Photo Credit: Allan Gichigi
Oxfam and partners, Concern Worldwide, Kenya Red Cross, Nairobi County Government through the Start Network funded intervention; Urban Early Warning Early Action (UEWEA), is working to develop early warning systems and early action responses to crises that affect the poor people living in urban...
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