Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification
The county experienced depressed seasonal rains with late onset and cessation.
The vegetation greenness was normal.
VCI forecast indicates normal to above normal vegetation greenness.
Socio-Economic Indicators (Impact Indicators)
Crops were at tussling/knee high stage with poor condition due to moisture stress.
Livestock body condition was good to fair with normal cases of livestock migration and deaths.
Confirmed cases of CCPP, Trypanosomiasis and FMD diseases were reported.
Milk production was below normal range.
Terms of trade were favourable.
Milk consumption was below normal range.
Water distances were within normal range.
The cost of water at source was normal.
Malnutrition cases were within normal range.
About 74.8 percent of households were in acceptable food consumption category.
About 18.2 percent of households employed crisis and emergency food based coping mechanisms