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Disaster Management

Disaster is a natural or man made phenomenon that afflicts all countries of the World including Kenya . Our country has experienced different kinds of disasters ranging from floods, landslides, terrorism, accident on land, air and sea, droughts and diseases amongst others.

Drought disaster

The Kenya Army has been called upon to respond to the following:

  • Provide relief.
  • Provide Security.
  • Provide and treat water.
  • Construct dams.
  • Provide Medical services.
  • Provide logistical support for veterinary services.
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A Kenya Defence Forces personnel off load food relief in Isiolo after it was flagged off at Moi Air Base by Deputy President William Ruto on 18th April 2013.

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Members of the public helps the KDF to off load relief food at Isiolo Airstrip after it was flagged off at Moi Air Base by Deputy President William Ruto on 18th April 2013.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Floods

The Kenya Army may be called upon to respond to the following:

  • Conduct search and rescue.
  • Provide relief.
  • Conduct evacuation.
  • Provide Medical services.
  • Open communication routes by undertaking construction works.
  • Provide and treat water.

 

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The Kenya Defence Forces has responded swiftly to flood disasters in all parts of the country by flying in the required emergency.

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The Kenya Defence Force has responded swiftly to flood disasters in all parts of the country by flying in the required emergency.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Landslides

The Kenya Army may be called upon to respond to the following:

  • Conduct search and rescue.
  • Provide relief.
  • Conduct evacuation.
  • Provide Medical services.
  • Open communication routes by undertaking construction works.
  • Provide and treat water.
  • Provide temporary shelters.
  • Clear debris.
  • Provide security.

 

Earthquakes and tremors

The Kenya Army can be called upon to respond to the following:

  • Conduct search and rescue.
  • Provide relief.
  • Conduct evacuation.
  • Provide Medical services.
  • Open communication routes by undertaking construction works.
  • Provide and treat water.
  • Provide temporary shelters.
  • Clear debris.
  • Provide security.

Terrorism

The Kenya Army can be called upon to respond to the following:

  • Share intelligence.
  • Provide security.
  • Conduct search and rescue.
  • Provide relief.
  • Carry out fire fighting.
  • Conduct evacuation.
  • Provide Medical services.
  • Open communication routes by undertaking construction works.
  • Clear debris.
  • Enhance surveillance and physical security.
  • Provide temporary shelters.
  • Provide and treat water.

Structural failures

In the recent past, the Kenya Army has been called upon to respond to the following:

  • Conduct search and rescue.
  • Provide relief.
  • Conduct evacuation.
  • Provide Medical services.
  • Open communication routes by undertaking construction works.
  • Clear debris.
  • Provide temporary shelters.
  • Provide and treat water.
  • Provide security.