Kenya

Narok County: Drought Early Warning Bulletin for June 2021

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Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification

Biophysical Indicators

Rainfall:

  • The county recorded moderate rains during the month under review.

  • The amounts received were poorly distributed in both time and space across all the livelihood zones.

Vegetation condition:

  • The county vegetation condition was above normal across all the livelihood zones

  • Pasture and browse condition ranged from fair to good across all the livelihood zones.

Socio Economic Indicators (Impact Indicators)

Production indicators:

  • Weeding were the main activities ongoing during the month under review.

  • Livestock body condition ranged from fair to good across all the livelihood zones.

  • Milk production ranged from fair to good and within the normal range compared to the long-term average.

Access indicators:

  • Terms of trade was favorable across all the livelihood zones.

  • Household milk consumption was below long term average (LTA)

  • Household and livestock water access was above the LTA across all the livelihood zones.

Utilization Indicators:

  • The number of children who were malnourished as measured by mid upper arm circumference (MUAC) was within the LTAs.

  • Most households were within acceptable food consumption scores and employed normal coping strategies in accessing food.