Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification
The biophysical indicators show positive fluctuations within the expected seasonal ranges.
Rainfall: no showers were received in the month of February.
The vegetation condition. The 3-month VCI shows that the County vegetation condition is above normal ranges at 50.88 Bura (Tana North Sub County) recorded the lowest VCI of40.63
Currently the state of water sources is at the range of 2-3 in the county.
This is the normal range during this time of the year.
Socio Economic Indicators (Impact Indicators)
The crop wilted on the farm due to extreme temperatures
There is no unusual livestock migration patterns noted in the county.
No livestock death was reported.
Livestock body condition is good in all livelihood zones.
Milk production at household level was above the normal ranges at44litres Access indicators
Milk consumption was above normal at 34.4litres
The return distance to water were shorter than normal Utilization indicators The malnutrition status of children under the age of 5 years who are at risk decreased to6 % in February compared to the month of January which stood at 7.58%.
This could be attributed to availability of sufficient milk for consumption at the