M ng ang a r. Effects of nyumba kumi initiative on security management in kenya a case study of lungalunga sub county.
Nyumba kumi worked largely because of this system of government.
Nyumba kumi initiative 2015 kenya. Nyumba kumi initiative was introduced in the kenya community policing cycle by presidential order of the president of republic of kenya gazetted in 2013. The nyumba kumi initiative was to anchor. Nyumba kumi initiative was introduced in the kenya community policing cycle by presidential order of the president of republic of kenya gazetted in 2013.
However since tanzania became capitalist the effectiveness of nyumba kumi has waned. The system has more or less been abandoned in tanzania with the rise of private sector jobs rural to urban migration and people constantly moving in and out of houses it is almost impossible to keep track of one s neighbours. Nyumba kumi is a swahili term that means ten households and is akin to the western concept of community watch programs.
The nyumba kumi initiative was to anchor. Journal for public policy and administration 2 2 90 95. The concept which has for a long time been successfully used in neighbouring tanzania was hatched in the country as a measure to counter the frequent terrorist attacks.
Kirinyaga county central kenya. The kenya defence forces kdf has been in somalia and lamu since 2011 and 2015 respectively fighting the al shabaab militants. The role of community policing in crime prevention.
Nyumba kumi organizes 10 households in each designated neighborhood to act as a community watch team which then alerts police and security services to any activities they observe as unusual or. Nyumba kumi initiative has been touted as one of most the effective programmes in tackling insecurity in the country. By mercy adhiambo august 27th 2015 at 00 00 00 gmt 0300 the government has now trained all security officials on how to implement the nyumba kumi initiative.
The ten household security cluster initiative nyumba kumi in kenya ought to introduce partnerships and problem solving approaches aimed at improving the relations between security agencies and the communities subsequently improving the quality of police services building trust and preventing and or reducing crime levels. The initiative encourages the creation of clusters of households not strictly limited to ten within villages that take collective responsibility for ensuring that police are made aware of any suspicious criminal activity within the group. The nyumba kumi initiative is a strategy by the government to complement community policing initiatives.