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Kenya Arid Lands Disaster Risk Reduction


The Kenya Arid Lands Disaster Risk Reduction (KALDRR) WASH project is a two-year project (12/2012 till 12/2014) led by the Millennium Water Alliance (MWA) with support from USAID. It aims to improve access to water, sanitation, hygiene (WASH) and resilience to droughts for 160,000 people in five arid counties of Kenya: Turkana, Marsabit, Moyale, Wajir and Garissa.

The KALDRR-WASH project is implemented in Kenya through four MWA member NGOs: CARE, CRS, Food for the Hungry and World Vision. In addition, Dutch partners (Aqua for all, IRC and Acacia Water) provide expertise in hydrogeology and water buffering, and innovative approaches in planning for multiple uses of water and sustainable financing.

The overall objective of this project is to increase water storage capacity in arid lands and availability of water for multiple uses, while at the same time use of water resource is optimized through better knowledge of the ground capacity and better planning.

As part of this project, IRC has:

All these reports are available in the resources section.