Gov't announces new group of people to receive Sh1,000 relief fund

The fund was initially meant for needy families

Government announces new group of people to receive Sh1,000 relief fund

The government on Wednesday announced an additional group of people who will qualify to receive relief funds.

ICT CS Joe Mucheru stated that families affected by floods will also be incorporated to receive the Sh1,000 allocation.

He added that some families which have been dislplaced by the floods had already started receiving the funds.

The CS also relayed that over 200,000 families are already part of the programme launched by President Uhuru Kenyatta.

President Kenyatta had announced that the fund will enable needy families to cater for their needs where their livelihoods have been affected by the Coronavirus pandemic.

CS Mucheru also conveyed that the meteorological department will continue to issue alerts on the weather patters urging Kenyans to follow the alerts.

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