In this edition, the Government unveils new drought mitigation measures as the National Treasury approves a further Ksh7.4 billion while the European Union allocates a further Ksh2.5 billion to respond to the drought. Part of the EU funding is channeled towards cash transfers to be managed by the Hunger Safety Nets Programme (HSNP) as the United Nations calls on the international community to act fast to avert a humanitarian crisis in the Horn of Africa.

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