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Government Scrambles to Make Up for Slow Drought Response in Kenya | Global Press Institute

(Oxfam International)

NAIROBI, KENYA – Jatane Dadea has lost 10 cattle during the recent drought in northeastern Kenya. Her daughter, Galgalo Soti, has been out of school for almost three months because the family is forced to migrate in search of water and food.

Dadea, who raises livestock for a living, says that the distance from home to the market is long and lately her cattle have grown weak from lack of food and water. Often these days, her cattle die en route to the market either from thirst or from wild animals that attack the weakened cattle.

Read more here: Government Scrambles to Make Up for Slow Drought Response in Kenya | Global Press Institute.

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