Mandera County: Drought Early Warning Bulletin for May 2021

Situation Report
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Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Biophysical Indicators

  • Rainfall received during the first Dekad of the month and ceased.

  • Vegetation condition; the current three-month Vegetation Condition index is normal

  • Browse conditions are currently fair across the County.

  • Water availability is normal during the month under review.

Socio Economic Indicators (Impact Indicators)

Production indicators:

  • Livestock body condition is currently fair to good in all the livelihood zones.

  • Milk production is normal when compared to LTA.

Access indicators:

  • Terms of trade is favourable across all the livelihood zones.

  • Milk consumption is normal in all the livelihood zone.

  • Water access for both human and livestock consumption is normal.

Utilization Indicators:

  • The percentage of under five children at risk of malnutrition (MUAC) was above the long-term average