The Kenya Red Cross has launched an appeal to help over 1.1 million Kenyans afflicted by hunger in 17 counties.

According to Red Cross Secretary General, Abbas Gullet, the agency needs about Sh824, 554,720 to assist Kenyans in areas such as: Wajir, Tana River, West Pokot, Tharaka Nithi, Samburu, Nyeri, Marsabit, Laikipia, Mandera, Lamu, Kitui, Kilifi, Isiolo, Garissa, Embu, Baringo, and Turkana.

The agency called out the public to come to the aide of their fellow Kenyans afflicted by hunger.

Kenyans however seem not to share with the agency’s sentiments this time round.Through the hash-tag #RedCrossTumechoka, Kenyans came out in their droves to express their frustrations regarding the government’s failure to deal with the drought. Kenyans also demanded to be given an account of how money previously contributed for various causes was used by the agency.

Here are several responses from Kenyans: