Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification
- In January, the County experienced little to no rainfall. The light showers received were poorly distributed in terms of time and space across and in only one livelihood zone - marginal mixed farming.
The Vegetation Condition Index (VCI) is within the normal range for the period, indicating a fair state of pasture and browse condition across most areas.
However, there still exists some wards with moderate to severe vegetation deficit. The browse condition was largely fair in all zones.
Socio Economic Indicators (Impact Indicators)
Livestock migration patterns in the Pastoral and some MMF zones were not normal for the time of the year.
Milk production per household was within the normal range at this time of the year.
The body condition of animals was within the normal range for the period.
The terms of trade are within the normal range
Milk consumption is within the normal range
The return distance from water sources to grazing areas is within the normal range.
- All within the normal range.