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dc.contributor.authorMburugu, Keren G.
dc.contributor.authorKithinji, Ciriaka T.
dc.date.accessioned2016-04-13T09:31:02Z
dc.date.available2016-04-13T09:31:02Z
dc.date.issued2003
dc.identifier.urihttp://ir-library.ku.ac.ke/handle/123456789/14565
dc.descriptionPaper presented at the Disparities in developing countries types, challenges and the way forward fourth international conference proceedings of the association of third world studies, inc. Kenya Chapter Kenyatta University Nairobi, Kenya September 17th to 19th, 2003en_US
dc.description.abstractThepaper focuses on the main environmental disasters and issues in Kenya. Two main types of environmental issues that impact on thefamily are: Natural disasters such asfloods, earthquakes and landslides; and man-made environmentalproblems which include pollution, deforestation, community displacement, war and its effects such as landmines and bombs; development projects which result in the destabilization of natural ecosystems. The paper links environmental issues and thefamily situation e.g. poverty, poor crop yields leading tofood insecurity; separation of family members; maiming of family members; death of family members as a result of war, disease, poor unhygienic conditions at camps; loss of family property such as farms, livestock, stored grain and homes. Strategies for conquering and coping with the various disasters are suggesteden_US
dc.description.sponsorshipCultural Council of the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Kenyatta University,Jomo Kenyatta Foundation,Text book Centre, Inter-University Council for East Africa and HACO Industries.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherKenyatta Universiryen_US
dc.titleEffects of environmental disasters on the family in Kenyaen_US
dc.typePresentationen_US


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