Reduced crop harvest by 20-50%
Reduced agricultural Labour employment Opportunities by 40-65%
Limited draft power owing to poor livestock conditions(Oxen)
Less resilient households due the cumulative impact of floods and drought over the years.
Temporary relocation of livestock
Increased sale of livestock
Increased migration by young people in search of labor in urban areas and mines.
Increased reliance on non-farm income opportunities
Purchase of cheap and un-shifted staple maize meal compared with the high quality type.
Targeted free food assistance.
Improvement of post relief food distribution.
Regular monitoring of key vulnerability indicators.
Temprarary relocation of rural farmers livestock in most drought affected areas.
Timely provision and distribution of agricultural inputs.
Targeted livestock feed subsidies in most drought affected areas.
Asset for work projects to promote restocking.
Further provision of water for livestock in most drought affected areas.
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