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.

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.
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.
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