Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification
Rainfall report: No rain received in the County for the month of February.
- Vegetation condition: The vegetation condition Index (VCI-1Month) was 56.8 in February, indicating normal vegetation condition for the Entire County but slight decrease from the previous month.
Socio Economic Indicators Production indicators
The body condition for both cattle and goats were normal but the condition deteriorated slightly.
Milk production increased in February. This was higher than the long-term average.
Livestock immigration and no death reported.
The average Term of Trade for the month of February was 0.31 from 0.29 in January.
Household watering distances increased from 1.97Km in January to 2.17Km in February.
Milk consumption increased from 0.56litres to 0.6litres per household in the month of February.
The proportion of children at risk of malnutrition increased in the month under review but remained lower than the long-term mean.
The average coping strategy Index for the month of February decrease from the previous month. This was lower than long-term average