The emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to have far-reaching social and economic impacts in Kenya that are likely to manifest along, poverty, health systems, and gender aspects such as inequalities around the burden of care during and post-emergency period. To ensure that people are protected from vulnerability to HIV and poor health outcomes in emergencies and humanitarian contexts the key priority of the HIV response is to put in place contingency plans that maintain treatment and prevention services. With the decentralised system of government and the provision of health care, national preparedness and contingency plans will be contextualised based on the situation at the county level. The contingency plans should be regularly updated to stay abreast of multi-dimension of the humanitarian crisis, emerging science, and technology to ensure that actions reflect the realities and meet local needs.