KDF Assists In Drought Mitigation In Turkana And Marsabit

Chief Executive Officer NDMA Mr. James Oduor flags off the military trucks ferrying drought pellets and water to Turkana and Marsabit counties on 21st Feb 2017 in Nakuru.

Chief Executive Officer NDMA Mr. James Oduor flags off the military trucks ferrying drought pellets and water to Turkana and Marsabit counties on 21st Feb 2017 in Nakuru

On Tuesday 21st Feb 2017 Kenya Defence Forces in conjunction with National Drought Management Authority launch a distribution of livestock drought pellets targeting 25 counties affected by drought which was recently declared a national disaster by the Government of Kenya, KDF has promised to provide logistical support by giving out 15 trucks and 2 water bowsers to assist in distribution of livestock feeds and water. Six of the military trucks were flagged off in Nakuru by NDMA Chief Executive officer Mr. James Oduor ferrying a total of 90 tons of livestock drought pellets to Turkana and Marsabit counties. Present during the official flagging off was Lieutenant Colonel Leonard Bett from Kahawa Garrison, NDMA officials and staff of Unga Farm Care Ltd.

Convoy of military trucks ferrying livestock drought pellets and water to Turkana and Marsabit counties lines up shortly after the official flagging off by NDMA Chief Executive Officer Mr. James Oduor on 21st Feb 2017 in Nakuru.Convoy of military trucks ferrying livestock drought pellets and water to Turkana and Marsabit counties lines up shortly after the official flagging off by NDMA Chief Executive Officer Mr. James Oduor on 21st Feb 2017 in Nakuru.
Lieutenant Colonel Leonard Bett from  Kahawa Garrison during a meeting with officials of National Drought Management Authority  (NDMA ) at the Rift Valley Regional Coordinator’s office in  Nakuru County on 21st Feb 2017.Lieutenant Colonel Leonard Bett from Kahawa Garrison during a meeting with officials of National Drought Management Authority (NDMA ) at the Rift Valley Regional Coordinator’s office in Nakuru County on 21st Feb 2017.
The staff of Unga Farm Care Ltd together with military personnel in Nakuru County load military trucks with livestock drought pellets to be supplied to Turkana and Marsabit counties on 21st Feb 2017.The staff of Unga Farm Care Ltd together with military personnel in Nakuru County load military trucks with livestock drought pellets to be supplied to Turkana and Marsabit counties on 21st Feb 2017.

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