Kenyan Government declares drought a national disaster

Posted February 11, 2017 10:30 am by Editor

The government of Kenya declares drought situation, a national disaster. The International Federation of the Red Cross says infact 11 million people in Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia need help.

Speaking Friday after a brief on the situation on the ground by Cabinet Secretaries involved in drought management and food security at State House Nairobi, President Uhuru Kenyatta called on all stakeholders to support the government by up-scaling drought mitigation programmes.

“Support from our partners would complement government’s efforts in mitigating the effects of drought,” said President Kenyatta.

On Tuesday this week, The Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) called on the government to

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