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Voice of America 25 Mar 2020

Kenya's Pastoralists Bear the Biggest Brunt of Disasters

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Kenya introduced the Hunger Safety Net Program in 2012 to cushion affected people through a direct cash transfer to help with recovery, but that help has been slow going. And the government says it has limited resources to extend the service to all in need. VOA, David Lomuria reports from Kenya.


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