The Nakuru County Emergency Response team is conducting a baseline survey across the entire county to identify areas deserving urgent humanitarian support.
This is according to Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui who addressed the press on Thursday morning.
He says this will be critical in ensuring that support will be taken where it is most needed, without duplication.
“Our Emergency Response team is conducting a baseline survey across the entire county to identify areas deserving urgent humanitarian support.This will ensure the support benefits areas with most needs” he said.
The county boss also lauding the the County Assembly of Nakuru for passing the necessary approval to allow a comprehensive support program for the vulnerable groups.
He says the support will be expedited to alleviate suffering by the masses.
The County Government is also in the process of setting up ward committees tasked with monitoring the humanitarian support program at the grass root level.
“We are doing a survey using the local administration to identify the vulnerable groups that will benefit from this food program” he said.
According to Kinyanjui, already the county government has supported about 10 water projects at the community level and will continue providing water for areas that have a shortage.
Meanwhile,salonists and Barbers will be trained to ensure they adhere to the guidelines presented by the Ministry of Health.
The governor once again assuring locals that all businesses premises will be secured during the curfew hours.
His sentiments coming a time when a section of businesses have been broken into during the curfew hours.
But according to Kinyanjui,such acts will not be tolerated in Nakuru.
“We will work with the County enforcement officers to secure business premises during curfew hours.The County Government will also launch investigations on cases where businesses were broken into across the County” he said.