Turkana County: Drought Early Warning Bulletin for March 2017
Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification
Good rainfall amounts were received in most northern and pockets of western parts of the county during third week of the month.
Pasture and browse condition remained poor in all areas. The condition is below normal.
The state of water is inadequate in main water sources in all areas. The situation is below normal.
Socio Economic Indicators (Impact Indicators)
Livestock migration was above normal, with both unusual pattern and grazing routes (to dry season grazing areas).
The livestock body condition was poor in most areas of the county.
Distances to grazing-water increased while household water distance decreased.
The Terms of Trade recorded were poor in all the livelihood zones except in the agro-pastoral zones (fair). The situation was below normal.
Percentage of children at risk of malnutrition decreased although remained below normal.