Africa Climate Summit
Droughts in Kenya are becoming increasingly regular, as the effects of global climate change become more apparent. Impacts of severe drought are all too evident in the millions of people affected and the substantial amounts of money in losses and damages. The economic cost of the 2008-2011 drought in Kenya, for example, was estimated at US$ 12.1 billion.
Hunger Safety Net Programme
The Hunger Safety Net Programme (HSNP) is an unconditional Government cash transfer programme implemented by the National Drought Management Authority (NDMA) in eight poorest and arid counties, namely; Turkana, Wajir, Mandera, Marsabit, Garissa, Tana River, Isiolo, and Samburu.
Dryland Climate Action for Community Drought Resilience
The European Union has provided an additional EUR 13 million, about KSh 1.69 billion, as part of continued support towards enhancing resilience of communities in arid and semi-arid lands (ASALs) to drought and other effects of climate change.
Towards Ending Drought Emergencies: Ecosystem Based Adaptation in Kenya’s Arid and Semi-Arid Rangelands. Increasing the resilience of the livestock and other land-use sectors through restored and effectively governed rangeland ecosystems in Kenya’s arid and semi-arid lands
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) works towards strengthening the resilience of communities affected by climate change risks and disasters through a number of projects implemented by the National Drought Management Authority (NDMA).