Kajiado County: Drought Early Warning Bulletin for June 2018

from Government of Kenya
Published on 30 Jun 2018 View Original

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Biophysical Indicators

  • Water is adequately available. Both surface and underground water sources were adequately recharged during the long rains season.

  • The vegetation greenness was above the long term average for the month of June.

Production Indicators

  • Livestock body condition was good and stable for all species; they are fat with smooth appearance.

  • Household daily milk production was significantly below the long term average during this time of the year.

Access indicators

  • The terms of trade were above the last three years average and expected to remain stable for the next three months.

  • Milk consumption was low due to low production.

Utilization Indicators

  • Most of the households were consuming acceptable diet.

  • The risk of malnutrition for under-fives was above the long-term average with a declining trend.