Multi-Agency Security Team in Laikipia, Kenya’s Rift Valley held a consultative meeting with officials from the National Drought Management Authority (NDMA) on Tuesday 15th March 2022 at Ol-Moran Catholic Hall, in Kirima Sub-County.
The meeting centred on mutual cooperation and provision of support to NDMA, to accomplish its mandate and particularly the ongoing Laikipia- Baringo Intercounty Integrated Drought
Preparedness, and Resilience Project whose objective is to increase household income, and the reduction of resource-based conflicts along the volatile Baringo- Laikipia border.
The Multi-Agency Security Team appreciated NDMA for embarking on programs that will augment the multipronged approach adopted by the security team that included, intensification of patrols, construction of a modern Sub-County Police Headquarters at Ol-moran Township, desilting and construction of dams, new access roads, additional security camps, digging of a trench, construction of classrooms, provision of medical assistance, the appointment of additional police reservists, and a mentorship program that seeks to inspire peaceful coexistence between communities.
Speaking during the session, the NDMA officials thanked the Multi-Agency team for progressively restoring sustainable peace and coexistence amongst communities as evidenced by a surge in social-economic activities in the area, that underscore the gains made by the Multi-Agency Security Team.©Standard Gazette, 2021. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s publisher is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Standard Gazette with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.