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Ripping off the band- aid Putting people at the centre of the

17 August 2022

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The failure of the spring 'long rains’ and predicted Resilience: Resilient people live with failure of the October-December short rains, puts Kenya in an dignity, and are able to respond unprecedented catastrophe affecting crops, livestock and successfully to disasters, risks and rangeland in the north and central counties. [...] Ripping off the band-aid: Putting people at the centre of the humanitarian system 11 Resilience lessons from the past, for Hangatu Mazingira today and for the future Women's Group, It is vital that the Governments of Ethiopia, Kenya and South Kenya Sudan learn from this latest crisis to put in place longer-term solutions to the food crisis and implement policies that will During the challenging ti. [...] In the face of escalating climate emergencies, it is both possible and necessary to prepare systems and funding in advance, to In the face of escalating climate ensure more timely, effective and efficient action to assist emergencies, it is both possible and communities at risk. [...] Members also contribute 100Ksh plans to improve the land, and despite the drought’s per month to a welfare fund for vulnerable community persistence they have been able to keep up the members, so the group’s success is shared with the productivity of their land to support livestock and the wider community. [...] Provide appropriate budgetary support to agricultural and livestock development, to recognise the outsize role of agriculture and livestock in the economies of East Africa and Ripping off the band-aid: Putting people at the centre of the humanitarian system 19 therefore in the resilience of communities.

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