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Operation Dumisha Amani

Operation Dumisha Amani is a joint security venture between the Kenya Army and the provincial administration in the North Rift districts, launched in May 2005 to restore normalcy in an area hitherto dominated by a wave of general insecurity. The genesis of this insecurity was then attributed to rampant cattle rustling amongst the local population.

This security intervention has achieved remarkable improvement and stability in the general security in the area, a development which has restored peace and hope to the general North Rift region. Meanwhile, the Kenya Army has taken a leading role in initiating public utility projects under its humanitarian civic assistance programme.

Sinking of Boreholes. A total of six boreholes have been completed, with three each in Baringo and Turkana Districts respectively.

Construction of Local Administration Camps. The Moi Mosol Chief’s camp was completed and handed over to the local provincial administration while the construction of the Kanyerus Administration Police camp is ongoing and projected for completion soon.

Construction of Roads. A total of 65.4 kilometres road stretches have been completed on the Kanyarkwet-Kanyerus (19.4 km), Chepchoine Katikoror (6 km) and Nginyang-Riongo (40 kms) respectively, while the road stretch on the Riongo-Akujatis is due for completion.

Dams and Water pans. A total of eight dams and water pans have been constructed and are fully operational in Baringo and West Pokot Districts.