Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification
The month of September was dry and this is normal
The vegetation condition was fair and within the normal range.
Socio-Economic Indicators (Impact Indicators)
Land Preparation had begun in anticipation of the short rains
Livestock body condition ranged from good to fair for all the species with no abnormal cases of migration or death reported.
Suspected cases of lumpy skin diseases (LSD) in cattle and CCPP in goats were reported.
Milk production was within the normal range.
Terms of trade were favourable compared to long term mean.
Milk consumption was within normal range.
Distances to water sources were within normal range.
The cost of water at source was normal.