Kenya

Kilifi County: Drought Early Warning Bulletin for June 2020

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Biophysical Indicators (Environmental indicators)

• The month under review recorded a decrease in amount of rainfall compared to the previous month.

• The state of water sources was good across the livelihood zones.

• Average distance to water sources by households and livestock was below the short term mean at this time of the year.

• Average Vegetation condition remained good across the livelihood zones.

Socio Economic Indicators (Impact Indicators)

Production indicators

• On average the livestock body condition was good for all species across the livelihood zone.

• Cases of intra migration was recorded in the livestock farming zones of Ganze and Magarini sub counties during the month under review.

• Average milk production in June was above the short term mean at this time of the year.

• The early planted maize crop condition was good while the late planted was in poor condition.

Access indicators

• Average livestock prices recorded an increase in the month of June.

• Average food (maize and bean) prices recorded some decrease.

• Terms of Trade recorded a slight increase for the month under review compared to the previous month.

Utilization indicators

• Proportion of children at risk of malnutrition recorded decrease in the month under review.