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Nairobi Workshop, Mobilizing Women to Participate in Disaster Risk Management, 2004

3 pp. Illustrated. August 2004 issue of the newsletter of the Soroptimist International Club of Nairobi. Summary of the Nairobi Club’s work through ISDR on developing women’s capacities and gendering African disaster risk reduction strategies. The workshop was designed to bring women together for discussion of gender differences and opportunities for mobilizing women to reduce risk. Over 30 people attended. The newsletter report sums up the discussion and reproduces the recommendations forwarded in the areas of public awareness, information management, media, economic empowerment, and cooperation/partnerships. For copies or more information, contact The Soroptimist International Club of Nairobi: soropnairobi@yahoogroups.ecom

Key words: Conference, Kenya, NGO, women's group, grassroots, emergency management