Kenya

El Nino Rainfall Monitoring Report 9 on October 19, 2015

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Situation Overview

Significant amount of rainfall was registered in most parts of the Country in the last 24 hours. The areas affected include Marsabit, Nandi, Nyeri Busia, Mt. Elgon, Homabay, Meru-North Sub County, Wajir, Mandera and Migori. In some areas there were incidents reported. Areas that received light showers include Kwale County and Bungoma Town. No rains were registered in the Coastal Region.

Preparedness Measures

KRCS in collaboration with the County Government of Kitui are today distributing maize seeds (Hybrid DH4). The seed distribution is aimed at mitigating the effects of drought that is likely to follow up on cessation of the current rains. A total of 6700 households are targeted per constituency with each household set to received 2kg of DH4 hybrid maize. The areas targeted include;

1) Mwingi West: Nguutani and Migwani wards

2) Mwingi Central: Kivou and Kiomo wards

3) Kitui West: Mutonguni, Kauwi/ Kabati wards