DROUGHT EMERGENCY RESPONSE PROJECT
Drought has been ravaging Marsabit County since situation slided into emergencies in October 2016. On 10 February 2017, the President of the Republic of Kenya declared a state of emergency to the severity and scale of the drought. Through possible funding from Caritas Austria and Nachbar in Not, PACIDA is implementing a 4-month emergency project Sept-Dec 2017. The intervention priorities are implemented in drought ravaged North Horr Sub-County, Marsabit County. The response actions target 2,700 most vulnerable households and 600 school children and intend to alleviate suffering inflicted on the affected populations by the ongoing drought emergencies in Marsabit County. The beneficiaries will include; 1,000 HH (6000 persons) for food voucher, 600 HH (1200 persons) for distribution of highly nutririous fortified UNIMIX, 500 HH (3000 persons) to be supported by water trucking activities, 600 school children to benefit from school meals initiatives and 600 HHs (12,000 persons) comprising of school children and school community to benefit from successful drilling of borehole.