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11 Oct 2017 description
report Government of Kenya

Summary

Off-season rainfall in July and August, particularly in parts of the northern Rift Valley and coast, has reduced distances to water and improved livestock body condition, with positive consequences for milk production, livestock prices, and food consumption. Elsewhere, however, drought stress is deepening as the dry season reaches its height. The prices of basic foodstuffs, though generally falling, are still unusually high. As expected, the long rains harvest was poor, and therefore unlikely to have any significant impact on households’ access to food.

08 Sep 2017 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Biophysical Indicators

  • Rainfall was received countywide during the month under review with a temporal distribution of 14-16 days. The cumulative rainfall for the 6-month period (March-August) for Nasukuta rainfall station amounts to 90% of the normal for the same period.

  • Vegetation condition improved significantly as evidenced by the shift in VCI-3month for the county from 37 in July to 45 in August. All Sub Counties exhibited normal vegetation greenness.

08 Sep 2017 description
report Government of Kenya

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Biophysical Indicators

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