Strategies Adopted By The Nairobi City County In Management Of Response To Emergencies

ABSTRACT

The fact that emergencies are inevitable and they can result into significant effects on emergency response, they requires proper planning and formulation of sound strategies to handle them. The study sought to determine the strategies adopted by the Nairobi City County in management of its response to emergencies. The study was guided by the following specific objectives; to establish the effect of employee training on the management of the response to emergencies by Nairobi City County; to determine the effect of policy review on the management of the response to emergencies by Nairobi City County; to examine the effect of strategic collaborations on the management of the response to emergencies by Nairobi City County and to assess the effect of equipment and machinery on the management of the response to emergencies by Nairobi City County. The study was guided by the Management Systems Theory, Advocacy Coalitions Theory and Normative Theory. The study adopted a descriptive research design on a sample size of 200 respondents. Primary data was collected with the aid of questionnaires and the analysis was done using descriptive and inferential statistics. The findings indicated that, an increase in Employee training would in turn increase management of the response to emergencies and has a positive and significant effect on management of the response to emergencies, Policy review would increase management of the response to emergencies and has a positive and significant effect on management of the response to emergencies, Non state agencies contributed to policy reviews through technical support, Review of their policies on emergency preparedness incorporated diverse non state actors, Strategic collaborations increases management of the response to emergencies and have a positive and significant effect on management of the response to emergencies , the County collaborated with local stakeholders in response to emergencies, Workings tools status increased management of the response to emergencies and has a positive and significant effect on management of the response to emergencies, there was an elaborate functional fire equipment’s in the fire department. This study concludes that The County Assembly of Nairobi needs to invest more in undertaking of Employees Training needs analysis to ensure that appropriate training courses are designed for each employee. For the training to be effective, the County Assembly needs to choose the most appropriate Policy for optimal impact on the employees. This can also be improved through designing appropriate content that would promote employee competence. This can also be improved by setting aside adequate financial resources to support the training. The study recommends that all County Assemblies ' top leadership team should enhance on existing training techniques to substantially impact capacity building levels. To enhance capacity building among members, all county assemblies in Kenya should take brief classes on particular fields or abilities for their members.

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APA

OBUNGA, F (2021). Strategies Adopted By The Nairobi City County In Management Of Response To Emergencies. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/strategies-adopted-by-the-nairobi-city-county-in-management-of-response-to-emergencies

MLA 8th

OBUNGA, FREDRICK "Strategies Adopted By The Nairobi City County In Management Of Response To Emergencies" Afribary. Afribary, 31 May. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/strategies-adopted-by-the-nairobi-city-county-in-management-of-response-to-emergencies. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

MLA7

OBUNGA, FREDRICK . "Strategies Adopted By The Nairobi City County In Management Of Response To Emergencies". Afribary, Afribary, 31 May. 2021. Web. 17 Jun. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/strategies-adopted-by-the-nairobi-city-county-in-management-of-response-to-emergencies >.

Chicago

OBUNGA, FREDRICK . "Strategies Adopted By The Nairobi City County In Management Of Response To Emergencies" Afribary (2021). Accessed June 17, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/strategies-adopted-by-the-nairobi-city-county-in-management-of-response-to-emergencies