Emergencies

In the last decade, Kenya has witnessed an increase in the frequency and severity of natural disasters, ongoing conflicts and the influx of 587,223 refugees by the end of 2013. These emerging challenges call for reinforced preparedness and response mechanisms in order to address the potential negative effects on women and young girls on matters of sexual and reproductive health and gender-based violence.

In the last decade, Kenya has witnessed an increase in the frequency and severity of natural disasters, ongoing conflicts and the influx of 587,223 refugees by the end of 2013. These emerging challenges call for reinforced preparedness and response mechanisms in order to address the potential negative effects on women and young girls on matters of sexual and reproductive health and gender-based violence.