Nakuru County Provides Humanitarian Assistance to Fire Victims in Kongoni Center

Assistance for Fire Victims in Kongoni Center

The Nakuru County Directorate of Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance, led by Chief Officer Joyce Ncece, visited Kongoni Center in Maiella Ward, Naivasha Subcounty, to deliver much-needed humanitarian assistance in the aftermath of a fire that destroyed eight houses. The affected families received essential items, including 76 iron sheets, 20 mattresses, 40 blankets, and various foodstuffs.

During the visit, Chief Officer Joyce Ncece conveyed Governor Susan Kihika’s sympathies to the residents and expressed gratitude for their prompt response during the unfortunate incident. She also emphasized the importance of handling electrical appliances with care to prevent such incidents in the future.

In addition to providing immediate relief, Chief Officer Ncece highlighted some of the ongoing development projects in the area, including the grading and murraming of roads, solarization, and piping of the Sero water project, as well as the enhanced bursary fund to support deserving students.

Residents, represented by Ann Chepkoech, appreciated the transparent distribution of items and the county’s quick response to their needs. The assistance provided aims to alleviate the immediate challenges faced by the affected families and contribute to their recovery. Also present during the visit were Sub-county Administrator Kingori Mwangi, Easter Kimani from the MCA’s office, Coordinator Christine Nduta, and National Administration Officers.

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