A man walks past a carcass of a sheep at Maikona in Marsabit County in April 2019. Mandera Governor Ali Roba has sounded the alarm that residents of his county face starvation due to drought.

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1.4m at risk of starvation following failed short rains

At least 1.4 million people are facing acute hunger in Kenya, double the number reported in 2020, a report by the government and the United Nations has warned. 


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