Usalama Watch Initiative in collaboration with other organizations is spearheading the commemoration of the UN World Day of Remembrance for Road Crash Victims to be marked on Saturday 14 November 2015. Observation of this day reminds governments, organizations and individuals of our responsibility to make roads safer, and draws the public’s attention to the epidemic of road injury, disability and death.
In the last ten years over 2,000 children have died as a result of road crashes; these are just the reported cases only. This year we are focusing on child safety and putting parliamentarians to task by passing the traffic amendment bill that will ensure safety of school children. It is in this respect that we are inviting you would like to invite you to join us and other road crash victims to commemorate WDR, Saturday 14th November 2015 at the Nairobi children’s Traffic Park, Nyerere road from 07:45 – 14:00. On the agenda will be the following items:-
- A procession
- A candle light vigil in remembrance of road crash victims
- Testimonials by road crash victims
- Road safety and first aid training
- Awareness and sensitization on the Traffic amendment bill
- Speeches by policy makers