The Authority coordinates the preparation of contingency action plans and the implementation of drought mitigation and relief activities.
Miyani FDP chairlady Ms Nadzua Mwero Mrinzi (Second from left) leads members in watering the seedbeds. The group has become food secure after interventions under the cash and food for assets project by NDMA
Miyani community in Kwale County had for many years relied on the government-funded general food distribution. Food insecurity was at its highest while malnutrition among children under the age of 5 was endemic. Most children were out of school for want of school fees as their parents, burdened by poverty and food insecurity, could only hope and pray that the government offloads this burden through relief food rations, albeit irregular and short-term.