More than four million people in Kenya now face starvation due to drought. That’s a drastic rise from 3.5 million at the end of May. Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia face the worst drought conditions in 40 years.
Drought heightens desperation
Six counties in Kenya, including Samburu, are in “emergency” status, meaning they’re one step short of famine. “Samburu has never gone to this extent of drought, almost two years without rain,” Leshore says.
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SOURCE: Mission Network News, Katey Hearth
CALL TO ACTION
- Pray for abundant rain in Kenya’s drought-affected areas.
- Pray Kenyans will find comfort in the Lord’s mercy and love despite increasingly difficult circumstances.