Drought in Kenya. Insufficient rains caused the number of people facing food insecurity to increase from 655,800 in August 2018, the National Drought Management Authority said. A drought in 2017 contributed to a slowdown in Kenyan growth to the weakest pace since 2011.
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A woman holds her young children at Côte d’Ivoire in May, 2013. European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations supports the government’s policy of free healthcare for children and pregnant women in order to reduce the high rate of illness and preventable deaths, but also the improvement of food security and social cohesion in areas affected by conflict.
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