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30 Aug 2016 description
report Government of Kenya
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SITUATION OVER VIEW

  • The short rains season continued during the month with few rainy days reported, the intensity was good though with fair distribution.

  • The quantity and quality of pasture and browse highly improved across the livelihood zones. Vegetation regeneration and growth of good ground cover was reported.

29 Aug 2016 description
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Transitional justice and democratisation nexus:

26 Aug 2016 description
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Highlights

  • Nutrition surveys in Turkana show very high prevalence of moderate and severe acute malnutrition.

  • The Kenyan Government and UNHCR started a head count for all refugees in Dadaab.

  • Preliminary findings of the asset-creation evaluation are out.

  • WFP hosted a delegation from southern Africa to learn about linking farmers to schools.

24 Aug 2016 description
report Kenya Daily Nation

Two children paralysed in Borno state while vaccine-derived virus detected in Mathare and Eastleigh.

By Elizabeth Merab

In Summary

  • Ministry of Health experts have asked the government to boost immunisation across the country with special focus on areas with low coverage.

  • The new cases in Nigeria are a stark reminder that immunisation of children cannot stop, especially at a time when vaccine-derived polio virus is being detected in the environment.

23 Aug 2016 description

New, violent fighting in South Sudan has caused around 90,000 people to flee to the neighbouring countries. Most have arrived in Uganda, but also Kakuma Camp in Northern Kenya is receiving hundreds of people every week. Therefore people are moving in to the newest part of Kakuma, the settlement Kalobeyei before construction has even finished.

23 Aug 2016 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Biophysical Indicators

  • Generally the month was characterized by hot, sunny days and Cold nights and at times cold days.

  • Quantity and quality of Pasture and browse was fair in Mixed Farming zones and poor in Marginal mixed farming livelihood zones.

  • The average 3 month VCI index for Kibwezi East was 18.56 an indication of severe vegetation condition. Kibwezi West recorded an index of 28.66 an indication of moderate vegetation condition

23 Aug 2016 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Biophysical Indicators

Rainfall: Laikipia County recorded diminished precipitation in July compared to June. However, this is normal for this time of the year. On average, the County recorded 4 to five days of light to heavy rainfall across the various Livelihood zones. In all livelihood zones, the rainfall distribution was fair in terms of time and space.

23 Aug 2016 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Biophysical Indicators

  • Hot, dry and dusty weather conditions persisted in most parts of the county similar to the month of June.
  • The Vegetation Condition Index (VCI) was 50 indicative of normal vegetation greenness.

Socio Economic Indicators (Impact Indicators)

Production Indicators

23 Aug 2016 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Biophysical Indicators

23 Aug 2016 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Biophysical Indicators

  • Fair amount of rainfall was received for all livelihood zones in the county during the second and third week of the month. This was a recharge of the rains and offseason rains. This was above normal - Pasture and browse condition is good across the county. The condition is above normal.

  • The County State of Water is available in main water sources in most areas. This is above normal.

23 Aug 2016 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Biophysical Indicators

The biophysical indicators show negative variation within the normal seasonal ranges.

Rainfall:

  • Negligible rainfall was received in the month where on average the county received 3.1mm of rainfall.

  • The vegetation condition. The 3-month VCI reduced in July and shows that the County vegetation condition is within moderate vegetation deficit at 24.86

23 Aug 2016 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Biophysical Indicators

  • The county received off season showers averaging to 56.5 mm which was mainly experienced in agro pastoral zone.

  • Slightly improved was noted in rangeland vegetation cover across all livelihood zones compared to last month as a result of cumulative effects of showers received since onset of long rains.

23 Aug 2016 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Biophysical Indicators

23 Aug 2016 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Biophysical Indicators

  • Rainfall report: A total of 9.5 mm of rainfall was received in the County for the month of July.

  • Vegetation condition: The vegetation condition Index (VCI-3Month) was 52.25 in the month of July, indicating normal vegetation condition for the County which was an increase from that of the previous month of 49.83.

Socio Economic Indicators

Production indicators

23 Aug 2016 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Biophysical Indicators

Rainfall report

  • Minimal rains were received in the county during the month
  • The Vegetation Condition Index (VCI) is 47.3 which is below normal.

Socio Economic Indicators (Impact Indicators)

Production indicators

23 Aug 2016 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Biophysical Indicators

  • No rainfall was received in July and this is normal at this time of the year.

  • The vegetation condition index is 31.61 translating to a moderate vegetation deficit.
    Kitui South Sub County has a severe vegetation deficit with a value of 18.25.

Socio Economic Indicators

  • Crop condition is fair and below normal

  • Livestock body condition is good and normal for the period.

23 Aug 2016 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought situation and phase classification

Biophysical Indicators (Environmental indicators)

  • On average the county received 30 mm of rainfall which was 11% higher than the long term mean.

  • State of water sources in the county during the month under review showed declining trend.

  • On average pasture and browse condition ranged between fair to poor across the county.

  • The county average 3-month VCI decreased by 27 percent to 26.05

23 Aug 2016 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Biophysical Indicators

  • No rainfall received in July 2016.Its a long dry period, rainfall is not expected till October. The county is experiencing dry spell with declining drought indicators.

  • The current county average vegetation condition index (VCI 3 month) for July is 49.The VCI Isiolo North is 49 and Isiolo South Sub County is 45.Pasture condition is better in Isiolo North. The pasture and browse stress is fell across the county due to Abnormal in migration.

23 Aug 2016 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Biophysical Indicators