(+) DRY SPELL AT ALARMING STAGE
The National Drought Management Authority has said the dry spell is at an alarming stage in Garissa. Acting NDMA county coordinator Abdinoor Dubow said Ijara subcounty’s water points have dried up. “It will soon get to emergency level. Quality and quantity of livestock production has gone down. The distance to pasture has tremendously increased by 40 percent,” he told the Nation in an interview in his office. He said most livestock markets no longer function.