Kenya | Humanitarian Coalition

On February 10, the Government of Kenya declared drought affecting 23 of 47 counties a national disaster. An estimated 2.7 million people are at risk of hunger. More than 350,000 children and pregnant and lactating mothers are acutely malnourished according to OCHA.

food crisis in Kenya infographic

A devastating El Nino weather pattern resulted in below average rain season affected agriculture and livestock production, reducing supply and in turn increasing prices.

An estimated 2 million school children are affected by the drought.

food crisis in Kenya