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Kenya: Samburu County: Drought Early Warning Bulletin for August 2019

Source: Government of Kenya Country: Kenya
Drought Situation EW Phase Classification Biophysical Indicators • Off season showers were received towards the end of month mostly in Central and Parts of North. • Normal vegetation greenness prevailed except for East with moderate vegetation deficit. • Level of surface water sources dwindled considerably in East and North with some dying up. Socio Economic Indicators Details • Significant increase in trekking distances to water points for both households and livestock. • Livestock in Samburu north and East are within normal dry season grazing areas though some from East migrated to Isiolo and Laikipia. • Milk production and consumption decreased compared to July. • Body condition for all livestock species was to fair to good across the entire livelihood zones. • Market prices for all livestock species decreased compared to July • Maize/posho prices at market decreased slightly compared to July. • A medium sized goat exchanged with 50.2 kilograms of cereals. • Proportion of children less than 5 years at risk of malnutrition decreased marginally compared to July.


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