Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification
** Drought Phase: Normal-Improving**
Most biophysical indicators show positive fluctuations above the expected seasonal ranges.
Below average rainfall was received in the month of September 2018.
The September Vegetation Condition Index values for Baringo County are above normal but on a declining trend compared to last month.
The Water levels in water pans are normal at 4 (50%-80%). This is expected to decline with high temperatures being experienced.
Socio Economic Indicators (Impact Indicators)
The forage condition is good to fair in both quality and quantity but on a worsening trend across all livelihood zones. The situation remains stable with Livestock currently accessing pasture and browse at their traditional grazing fields.
Livestock body condition is fair to good in all livelihood zones.
Milk production is normal given the prevailing forage conditions.
No Livestock deaths were reported in all Livelihood zones.