On 24 March 2017, HSNP paid drought emergency cash transfers to 53,635 group 2 households across the four Counties of Mandera, Wajir, Marsabit and Turkana. This was in response to the drought triggers reported by the vegetation cover index report of 24 24 February 2017. Total amount paid is Kshs. 144.8 million. Each household receives Kshs. 2,700. Households receive information about payments through public barazas held by Chiefs, payment agents, programme staff based the counties, radio, mass sms and word of mouth. Households receive their cash from Equity payment agents based at the sub-location level using their debit cards.
See the attached statistics.