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Baling hay helps drought-hit Kenyan pastoralists cut losses

7 Jan 2015, TRF

An old technology - cutting and baling hay - is making inroads as a form of climate change adaptation in Northern Kenya, where worsening droughts have increased the length and uncertainty of migrations to find pasture, and at times led to worsening conflict over scarce water and grass...


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Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Drought 1999 23,000,000
Epidemic 1994 6,500,000
Drought 2008 3,800,000
Drought 2005 3,500,000
Drought 1991 2,700,000
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
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