Kwale County: Drought Early Warning Bulletin for April 2017
Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification
Below normal rainfall amounts received in both livelihood zones.
The Vegetation Condition Index was below normal at 4.63.
The state of water sources was inadequate and below normal. Socio Economic Indicators (Impact Indicators)
Livestock body condition was below normal at this time of the year.
Milk production was below normal.
No livestock migration was witnessed during the month.
Milk consumption was below normal but stable compared to last month.
Return distances to water sources were higher than normal. Utilization Indicators
The proportion of children at risk of malnutrition was slightly above normal for this time of the year.