Subject: Establishment Of Emergency Fund

THAT, aware that Section 110 of the Public Finance Management Act, 2012 provides for the establishment of Emergency Fund for the county Government; further aware that recent months have witnessed a marked increase in the number of infernos, floods, fire outbreaks and other emergencies in many parts of the Nairobi City County; acknowledging that most residents of Nairobi City County live in the informal settlements that are poorly planned with inadequate basic infrastructure which are prone to such calamities leading to massive loss of life and property; deeply concerned that the victims of the calamities are not given the proper support they need to recover from the loses; noting that loss to businesses and property by many residents of Nairobi accelerate the level of poverty and crime rate in the County and its environs, this Assembly resolves that the County Executive Committee moves with speed on establishment of an Emergency Fund provided for under Section 110 of the Public Finance Management Act in order to facilitate faster response to urgent and unforeseen needs within the County.
Notice of Motion 2nd July, 2014
Mover Hon. Ngaruiya Chege, MCA
Seconder Hon. Kamau Thuo, MCA.
Dates Debated and/or Concluded 24th July, 2014
Remarks Debated and withdrawn.
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