Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification
No rainfall was received during the month.
Vegetation condition cover remained above normal but with deteriorating trend.
Surface water points diminishing and are currently holding about 50% of their capacity.
Socio Economic Indicators Details
Trekking distances to water points for both household and livestock increased across the county.
No migration since all livestock is currently grazing in wet season grazing areas though moving further away from homesteads.
Milk production decreased but consumption increased.
Body condition for all livestock species was good due to availability of forage and water across all the livelihood zones.
Livestock prices for small stock stabilized but reduced slightly for cattle though remained above long term average for all species.
Maize/posho prices remained stable compared to August.
Favourable Terms of Trade witnessed with a goat exchanged with 67.7 kilograms of cereals.
Proportion of children less than 5 years at risk of malnutrition increased compared to August.