Taita Taveta County: Drought Early Warning Bulletin for July 2018

from Government of Kenya
Published on 31 Jul 2018 View Original

Biophysical Indicators - The county experienced light rains in the highlands of the county. The lowlands remained dry coupled with low temperatures.
- The county vegetation condition index was above normal. All the four Sub Counties VCI depicted vegetation greenness above normal.

Production Indicators
- Farmers were harvesting dry maize.
- Livestock body condition was good for all species.
- Milk production per HH per day was above normal.
- Livestock migration patterns were normal.

Access Indicators
- Terms of Trade were favourable and above the normal range.
- Milk consumption per HH per day was above normal.
- Distances to water sources were below the normal range.
- Distances to water sources from grazing area were below the normal range.

Utilization Indicators
- The proportion of children at risk of malnutrition remained within the normal range.