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31 Mar 2017 description
report Government of Kenya

Also inside this edition

  • EU allocates additional Ksh2.5b for drought response, P.2

  • Act now on drought, UN tells international community, P.3

  • NDMA provides highly nutritious livestock feeds to cushion herders, P.4

  • Food-for-fees: Retaining students in school in the face of drought, P.5

  • Drought contingency fund disbursements and approvals, 2016-17, P.6

Government unveils more drought mitigation measures

27 Mar 2017 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Biophysical Indicators

  • The month of February was generally dry and had a moderate vegetation greenness deficit as indicated by a 3 Month VCI of 28.

  • In most areas, pasture condition is poor while browse is fair and below normal.

  • Most open water sources have dried up and the yield level of underground facilities is low

Socio Economic Indicators (Impact Indicators)

27 Mar 2017 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Biophysical Indicators

Rainfall: February recorded slightly increased precipitation levels across most parts of the County and across all livelihood zones. The recorded rainfall was slightly below average compared to the long term. The rainfall was 70% of the normal in February (1 month anomaly). The rainfall distribution was poor in terms of time but fair in terms of space across all livelihood zones.

Maps / Infographics

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