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Kenya: Laikipia County: Drought Early Warning Bulletin for December 2019

Source: Government of Kenya Country: Kenya
Drought Situation EW Phase Classification Biophysical Indicators Rainfall: Performance: the county received 4 to 13 days of moderate to heavy rains across the livelihood zones. The temporal distribution of the rains was good to fair whereas the spatial distribution was fair. Vegetation Condition: -* The Vegetation Condition Index (VCI) was above the normal range for the period, indicating a largely good state of pasture and browse. The available pasture and browse can last for three to four months, depending on the area. Socio Economic Indicators (Impact Indicators) Production Indicators: There were no reported cases of livestock migration from neighbouring counties or within. Milk production per household was within the normal range for this time of the year. The body condition of animals was within the normal range for the period. Access indicators: The terms of trade were below the normal range Milk consumption within the normal range The return distance from water sources to grazing areas was within normal range. Utilization indicators: All within the normal range.


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