In common with the rest of the Horn of Africa, drought is an inherent part of life in the arid and semi-arid areas of Kenya. In the last decade drought episodes were experienced in 2001, 2003, 2006, 2009 and 2011. In addition major floods occurred in 2006 and 2010, as heavy rains followed drought periods. This report highlihts the economic and human cost of drought and the response to it.
Fitzgibbon, C. Economics of Resilience Study &#8211; Kenya Country Report. (2012) 53 pp.