Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification
The first two dekads of the month received normal rainfall.
The Vegetation Condition Index (VCI) was above-normal at 52.24.
The state of water sources was normal for this time of the year.
Socio Economic Indicators (Impact Indicators)
Livestock body condition was moderate similar to last month which was normal for this time of the year.
Milk production was above-normal for this time of the year.
No livestock migration was reported during the month under review.
The terms of trade were 13.5 percent lower than the normal 53.3.
Milk consumption was within seasonal norms for this time of the year.
Access to water for domestic use was also within seasonal ranges for this time of the year.
- The proportion of children at risk of malnutrition was above-average for this time of the year implying that it was worse compared to normal times.