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17 Aug 2017 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Biophysical Indicators

17 Aug 2017 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Biophysical Indicators

  • July remained generally cold and dry, a normal situation for this time of the year
  • Vegetation conditions were generally poor with a vegetation condition Index of 45.16
  • Pasture and browse conditions deteriorated further especially in the Agro-pastoral livelihood zone where significant portions of grazing areas were almost bare.

Socio Economic Indicators (Impact Indicators)

17 Aug 2017 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Biophysical Indicators

  • Rainfall:
  • The cessation of long rains was experienced in the third dekad of May.
  • Vegetation condition: The 3 month vegetation condition index (VCI) for the County is 27.48 depicting a moderate vegetation deficit.

Socio Economic Indicators (Impact Indicators)

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17 Aug 2017 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Biophysical Indicators

17 Aug 2017 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Biophysical Indicators

  • The highlands of the county received light showers in the month under review.
  • The long rains season was depressed, erratic and characterized by poor distribution in terms of time and space.
  • The rains supported pulses production, water recharge and pasture regeneration.
  • Vegetation condition index stood at 41.16 i.e. normal vegetation greenness.

Socio Economic Indicators (Impact Indicators)

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