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Innovative water storage helps Kenyans thrive in drought

11 Jul 2016, TRF

Even after the heavy rains that drenched East Africa in April, Makueni County in eastern Kenya remains dry - and it's not clear when increasingly elusive rainfall will come again. But the women of Kikumbulyu village are not worried. Last November, they built a rock catchment system to harvest rainwater. Now, despite dry weather, the village still has plenty of water.


    National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Ministry of Devolution and Planning, State department of devolution, Directorate of special programmes
  • Website: http://www.devolutionplanning.go.ke
  • Contact:Permanent Secretary
  • Phone:+254-20-2250645 ext. 39502 +254-20-2250628 ext. 39502


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Ministry of Devolution and Planning, State department of devolution, Directorate of special programmes
  • Website: http://www.devolutionplanning.go.ke
  • Contact:Permanent Secretary
  • Phone:+254-20-2250645 ext. 39502 +254-20-2250628 ext. 39502




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