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Kenya Drought Response Plan, January - December 2023 (Issued January 2023)

Kenya has experienced five consecutive below-average rainy seasons, causing the longest and most severe drought in recent history and driving rapidly rising humanitarian needs across the Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASAL) region. An estimated 6.4 million people will require humanitarian assistance in 2023, including about 602,000 refugees, representing a 35 per cent increase compared to 2022. This is the highest number of people in need recorded in Kenya in at least the last 10 years. According to the Integrated Phase Classification (IPC) analysis, the impact of the drought on food and income is driving crisis (IPC 3) outcomes across the pastoral areas and driving emergency (IPC Phase 4) outcomes across the ASAL region. There is a 10 per cent year-end rise in people currently facing acute food insecurity (IPC Phase 3 or 4) in 23 ASAL counties, totalling 3.5 million people.

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  • George Kariuki

    30 w

    The international community must do more to support Kenya in its response to this crisis.

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    • Gorffly mokua

      30 w

      The problem is too much talking but less action!!

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      • walter lungayi

        30 w

        @gorffly_mokua I agree with you

        • rosebellendiritu

          30 w

          @gorffly_mokua so unfortunate not being considerate

        • winnie nguru

          30 w

          This is sickening! The government and other stakeholders need to wake up!

          5
          • Munene Mugambi

            30 w

            The current regime, just like past regimes has failed it's people by poor drought and floods disaster management.

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