Half a million Kenyans lack adequate
Some 500,000 people are currently food
insecure in the areas of West Pokot, southern Turkana, Baringo and the
agro-pastoral Marakwet Districts says a report on short rains assessment
carried out in the area in February.
The teams comprising of Government of
Kenya, United Nations and NGO officials, said though these areas are highly
food insecure at the moment, favorable long-rains should mitigate losses
by improving access to pasture, browse and water.
To ease the situation, the teams recommended