Wednesday, March 20, 2019
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Govt to spend N$ 570m on drought relief

minister Stanley Simataa on Wednesday announced that the government will spend about N$570 million on drought relief this year. He made the announcement at a media briefing on decisions taken at the Cabinet meeting on Tuesday. According to Simataa, comprehensive drought intervention proposals were brought to the Cabinet by the agriculture ministry. He said N$570 million is planned to be used to cover food assistance to communities affected by drought and to provide water tankers, amongst other things. Read More