Herders receive first drought insurance payouts in Kenya

AlertNet: As part of an innovative new scheme, 650 herders in northern Kenya received their first drought insurance payouts for the loss of thousands of cows, camels, goats and sheep on Friday. Up to a third of livestock in Marsabit District are estimated to have died during the current drought, which has affected over 13 million people across the Horn of Africa. "It's terrible that we are seeing this level of loss, but gratifying that the policies are doing what they are supposed to do, which is to......

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