Families in four counties get Sh400m for food as drought bites

A man walks past a dry water pan in Turbi, Marsabit County, on March 6, 2015. Most of the water reservoirs in Marsabit County have dried up because of a prolonged dry spell. PHOTO | DAVID MUCHUI | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Poverty levels in the Marsabit, Mandera, Wajir and Turkana counties are high and droughts are frequent.
  • HSNP is a flagship programme under the Ministry of Devolution and Planning, managed by the NDMA.

The National Drought Management Authority (NDMA) has announced that Sh400 million has been released to fight hunger in four counties.

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