Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification
Light showers were received in the 2 nd dekad of the month in Ijara sub county for two days
The rest of the sub counties experienced dry and hot weather condition throughout the month.
The average greenness for the county as per the vegetation condition index for 3 months reduced from 77 to 69.54 but remained in the above normal vegetation greenness.
All the sub counties are currently in normal vegetation greenness
The current water sources are pans and dams, river, and boreholes.
Socio Economic Indicators (Impact Indicators)
94.4 % of sampled communities reported good livestock body condition while 5.6% reported fair body condition
The terms of trade for the month was at 54.7 kg of maize per goat sold.
No livestock migration was reported
The current average livestock return distances from grazing field to water sources increased from 16.6km to 20km
The malnutrition rate of children under five years mid at risk levels increased from 14.1% to 15.8% while severely level decreased from 4.6% to 3.4%.