Chief Fire Officers Association
The Association brings together Fire Chiefs and Deputy Fire Chiefs from about 30 counties of Kenya.
The mission of CFOA(K) is o express the professional opinion of Chief Fire Officers in Kenya and beyond the borders by providing a forum of knowledge base, information sharing, education,
research, networking and collaboration.
Objectives of CFOA(K)
- To initiate, co-ordinate and evaluate educational and training programs in Kenya in line with international standards
- Maintain an up-to-date fire fighters’ register.
- Publish a bi-annual fire fighters newsletter.
- To determine what fire and rescue resources (manpower, facilities, and appliances) exist within Kenya and to maintain an accurate index of these resources.
- To determine whether the resources in (d) above meet local, regional and national standards and if they are sufficient in quality and
- quantity to meet the country’s total needs/demands.
- To develop a plan and establish priorities for amplifying the strength and correcting the deficiencies of the systemexisting in Kenya
- To act as a liaison among all Fire and Rescue Services within Kenya and internationally.
- To establish goals and objectives to be reviewed as an attachment to but not part of these by laws.
- To organize Fire and rescue service workshops, conferences, Training sessions and exhibitions as may be necessary.
- Raise funds to run its activities as agreed by the executive committee in accordance with the laws of Kenya
- To provide a forum in which members can develop a knowledge base, share information, receive and give counsel, and serve as a resource to others interested in this area of fire and rescue in the areas of education, research, , networking, and collaboration.
- To verify that all appliances, equipment and resources being imported to Kenya for the purposes of fire and rescue services, be they donations, grants, bought by National or County Government or by private entities meet local and international standards as guided by Kenya Bureau of Standards.