Kenya Faces Worst Drought in Over 3 Decades

Over 541,000 children under the age of five are at risk of malnutrition at the moment, with the food shortage expected to get worse in the coming weeks. If the forecasted rainfall deficit comes to pass, it will lead to an increase in food insecurity and increase livestock movement, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development has warned.

  • Kenya:   Kenya Faces Worst Drought in 38 Years

    Nation, 18 April 2019

    The dry weather witnessed in the long rains season from March to May will be the worst in 38 years, worsening food shortages, water scarcity and piling pressure on electricity… Read more »

Prevalent drought in Mandera, in the northeast, has led to severe water shortage which has caused livestock deaths (file photo).

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