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09 Oct 2018 description

OVERVIEW

In the second half of the year, Ethiopia has faced with an unprecedented surge of inter- communal conflict in Gedeo zone (SNNP region) and West Guji zone (Oromia region), which at its height, displaced some 818,000 people.

04 Oct 2018 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Biophysical Indicators

  • The County received off season precipitation during the Month.

  • The vegetation condition Index (VCI-3Month) was showing an decrease of 2percent compared to previous month.

  • The VCI indicated vegetation greenness above normal. The overall drought phase in the county was at Normal in August.

  • Forage condition was good across all livelihoods zones during the month.

04 Oct 2018 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought situation and phase classification

Biophysical Indicators (Environmental indicators)

  • Below normal rains were recorded during the month under review.

  • The state of water sources was normal at this time of the year.

  • The 3-month Vegetation Condition Index (VCI) in August recorded above normal vegetation greenness as compared to the long term mean at this time of the year.

Socio Economic Indicators (Impact Indicators)

22 Sep 2018 description
report Government of Kenya

Although the pastoral northeast (Garissa, Wajir, Mandera and parts of Tana River counties) and pastoral north-west (Mainly Turkana, West Pokot and Marsabit) are generally classified as Stressed under the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC), there are about 700,000 people here in the Crisis phase of food insecurity. After two to three poor seasons, these households have not fully recovered. Most of them lost productive assets during last year’s drought and face considerable food gaps.

07 Sep 2018 description
report Government of Kenya

Biophysical Indicators
- No rainfall was received in July and this is normal.
- The vegetation condition was good and above the normal range.

Production Indicators
- Crops at the farms were in fair condition and harvesting of the same was on-going.
- Livestock body condition ranged from good to fair for all the species with no abnormal cases of migration, diseases or death reported.
- Milk production was below normal.

07 Sep 2018 description
report Government of Kenya

Biophysical Indicators (Environmental indicators)
- Below normal rains were recorded during the month under review.
- The state of water sources was normal at this time of the year.
- The 3-month Vegetation Condition Index (VCI) in July recorded above normal vegetation greenness as compared to the long term mean at this time of the year.

31 May 2018 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Drought Phase: Normal-Stable

Biophysical Indicators

  • The biophysical indicators show positive fluctuations above the expected seasonal ranges.

  • Below average rainfall was received in the month of May 2018.

  • The May Vegetation Condition Index values for Baringo County are above normal and improving.

  • The Water levels in water pans are normal at 5(70%-100%).

26 May 2018 description
report Government of Kenya

Biophysical Indicators
- Rainfall: There was early onset of the long rains which was in the first dekad of the month of March. Above normal rainfall was received in the region during the reporting month.
- Vegetation Condition: The pasture and browse condition is good in both livelihood zones occasioned by regeneration due to the ongoing rains.

24 May 2018 description
report Government of Kenya

Biophysical Indicators
- The biophysical indicators show positive fluctuations above the expected seasonal ranges.
- Above average rainfall was received in the month of March 2018.
- The April Vegetation Condition Index values for Baringo County are above normal indicating the condition is normal.
- The Water levels in water pans are normal at 5 (70%-100%).

13 Apr 2018 description

Highlights

  • WFP and FAO joined South Sudan’s Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry at the launch of the 2018 main agricultural season in Yambio on 4 April, highlighting the importance of the planting season in improving the food security situation in South Sudan.

  • In the first quarter of 2018 , WFP estimates it distributed 60,000mt of food and USD 3 million to over 2.5 million unique beneficiaries in South Sudan.

Situation Update

31 Mar 2018 description
report Government of Kenya

Biophysical Indicators
- Rainfall: There was early onset of the long rains which was in the first dekad of the month of March. Above normal rainfall was received in the region during the month.
- Vegetation Condition: The vegetation condition is below normal for both Mbeere North and Mbeere South. The pasture and browse condition is fair to poor in both livelihood zones, browse regeneration has taken place due to off season rains.

09 Mar 2018 description

Overview

Given the recurrent nature of climate-driven humanitarian crises in Ethiopia, Government and partners have agreed that a significant shift in approach is required.

28 Feb 2018 description
report Government of Kenya

Biophysical Indicators
- Rainfall: Below normal rainfall was received in the region in the month of February.
- Vegetation Condition: The vegetation condition is below normal for both Mbeere North and Mbeere South. The pasture and browse condition is fair to poor in both livelihood zones, with some pockets in marginal mixed farming zone recording good browse condition.

28 Feb 2018 description
report Government of Kenya

Biophysical Indicators (Environmental Indicators)
- Below normal rainfall was received during the month.
- Forage condition ranged between fair to good across the livelihood zones but with declining trend.
- The 3-month vegetation Condition Index (VCI) was moderate.

20 Feb 2018 description

PREFACE PAR LE COORDONNATEUR RESIDENT

Le Plan de Réponse humanitaire 2018 pour le Burundi vise à alléger les souffrances des populations affectées. Il a été préparé par la communauté humanitaire de manière participative et exhaustive, en consultation avec le Gouvernement du Burundi et les bailleurs de fonds, sur base des informations disponibles dont la collecte a été largement améliorée cette année.

15 Feb 2018 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Biophysical Indicators

  • Rainfall: Below normal rainfall was received in the region in the month of January.

  • Vegetation Condition: The vegetation condition is normal for both Mbeere North and Mbeere South. The pasture and browse condition was good to fair in both livelihood zones, with some pockets in marginal mixed farming zone recording poor pasture condition.

Socio Economic Indicators (Impact Indicators)

14 Feb 2018 description

FAO launches global platform to spread the qualities of successful Farmer Field Schools

14 February 2018, Rome - Farmer Field Schools, a community-driven approach to agricultural training and education, are increasingly in demand around the world for their ability to help smallholder farmers cope with complex challenges.