COUNTY HIT HARD BY DROUGHT

The Star (Kenya) - - Counties Coast -

Kil­ifi be­gan ex­pe­ri­enc­ing ef­fects of drought in May, fol­low­ing failed crops, dry­ing up of pas­ture and wa­ter sources. The Na­tional Drought Man­age­ment Au­thor­ity says as part of the reme­dies, the state is dis­tribut­ing re­lief food; the Wa­ter depart­ment is trans­port­ing wa­ter, us­ing trucks, to Ganze and Ma­garini; and Unicef, Red Cross and the county are us­ing sup­ple­men­tary feed­ing pro­gramme in health fa­cil­i­ties.

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