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Kenya: State to stop famine in arid areas by 2022

25 Feb 2015, Star, the

'Emergencies caused by droughts can be stopped through timely action,' Kenyan Devolution Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru has said, reports the Star. She spoke Tuesday when she launched an interactive database platform for Arid and Semi-Arid Lands during a forum at Kenyatta University...


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
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
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.




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