Coordination mechanism: Sector
Year of activation: 2006
Coordination arrangement: National and Sub National level coordination mechanisms in place

Country Key Contacts

Victoria Mwenda

Nutrition Sector Coordinator

Lucy Maina

Information management officer

Mid Year Report 2022

January to June 2022

Humanitarian Needs Overview (HNO)
Current Challenges
  • Escalating drought compounded by electioneering period that has affected domestic financing significantly
  • Multiple hazards continue to limit the ability of affected populations to  recover and regain their productive base. significant livestock losses have been reported in the Arid and semi arid lands and constrained food security 
  • High food prices attributed to Ukraine, Russia conflict has been felt in the region and country and has impacted on food security and impact of social security initiatives
  •  Stock out of essential nutrition supplies for both SAM and MAM treatment  across the ASAL counties affecting programme performance and overall response
  • Regional nature of crisis has impacted on supply chains especially for therapeutic supplies. Close to two months stock out of therapeutic milk and resomal experienced in the country
  • Change in funding landscape and a shift from traditional donor aid. Significantly impacting on resourcing of the response plan. Domestic financing still affected by broader macro economic environment issues. 
Advocacy, Intersectoral Collaboration and Preparedness
Advocacy Survey
Country Advocacy Strategy developed Yes
Link to document Link
Advocacy activities included in annual work plan Yes
Specific WG leading advocacy work established Yes
Contingency plan or ERP plan developed/updated Yes
Link to document Link
Intersectoral Collaboration (ISC)
Intersectoral projects currently under implementation Yes
Clusters engaged
Food/ Cash 



Key Figures



Number of SAM under-five children in need
Number of MAM under-five children in need
Number of children 6-59 months in need of Vitamin A Supplementation
Number of moderately acutely malnourished PLW in need
Number of PLW counselled (one-on-One)on IYCF


Total Partners

UN agencies


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