President William Ruto has said a more targeted and coordinated intervention will help tackle the current famine crisis in the country.He said Kenya is facing the worst crisis in 40 years.“We must scale up, marshal more resources and create synergy that will ensure support to the vulnerable,” he said.
The President spoke today at State House when he chaired a meeting to assess the famine situation in the country.The meeting was attended by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and Government representatives.
In the meeting prime Minister Musalia Mudavadi was among the attendees and he said!
Joined H.E. President William Samoei Ruto & Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua alongside other senior state officials at Statehouse for a deliberative meeting with officials from the United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in seeking to tighten up all loose ends on the drought situation in the country.
Such strategic partnerships in the quest to enhance collective engagement with our global partners seek to cushion the adverse situation that has so far affected more than 23 counties in the Arid and Semi-Arid Areas (Asal).
We determined to step up our contingency efforts and employ effective and timely austerity measures to help those affected and guarantee them maximum assistance.
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