Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification
The onset of short rains season was late with an average rainfall of 68.7% which is within normal range.
In February, light shower were received mainly in the highlands which is normal at this time of the year.
3month Vegetation condition index is within normal range.
The water situation has slightly deteriorated compared to the previous month.
Socio Economic Indicators (Impact Indicators)
Dry harvesting of maize is ongoing in all livelihood zones.
Elephants menace remains a challenge in the county.
Pasture and browse condition is good expected to deteriorate due to high temperatures being experienced.
Livestock body condition has improved due to availability of pasture and reduced trekking distances to water sources.
Milk production is below normal.
Terms of Trade were favorable.
Proportion of children less than five years rated to be at risk of malnutrition is within normal range.