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Food Security Outlook
June 2024 - January 2025
Despite flooding, above-average long rains support ongoing drought recovery
  • Crisis! (IPC Phase 3!) and Crisis (IPC Phase 3) outcomes are expected to persist through January in the riverine areas of Garissa and Tana River counties after the banks of the River Tana burst following above-average March to May long rains upstream. Resultant flooding affected and displaced about 19,900 and 8,025 households respectively and destroyed cropland and assets impacting household food security with about 33 percent of that population dependent on humanitarian assistance to meet food needs.
  • Widespread Stressed (IPC Phase 2) outcomes are expected across pastoral and marginal agricultural areas through January due to continued drought recovery driven by above-average livestock sale values, average milk production, and expected near-average long rains harvests. However, these households still engage in negative coping strategies to afford essential non-food expenditures. 
  • The areas of highest concern are the IDP (internally displaced persons) settlements in flood-affected areas, particularly in the riverine zones of Garissa and Tana River counties. In June, these riverine zones will return to Crisis (IPC Phase 3) as humanitarian assistance decreases and below average short cycle crop harvests become available in July. Pockets of households in Turkana, Marsabit, Garissa, Makueni, Kitui and Kilifi counties will experience Crisis (IPC Phase 3) outcomes towards the end of the scenario period.
  • FEWS NET estimates that 2.0 - 2.7 million people will require humanitarian assistance between June and January, particularly in the flood-affected urban and rural areas in the near to short-term and in the pastoral and marginal agricultural areas over the scenario period. Needs are high currently due to flooding impacts and are expected to be high In January during the brief lean season which will be worse than normal due to forecasted atypical dry conditions (including a below-average October to December short rains season) from the shift in ENSO state to La Niña.
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Kenya Acute Food Insecurity Classification (June 2024 - January 2025)

Current (June 2024) food security outcomes and forward-looking analysis representing the most likely food security outcomes for the near term (June 2024 - September 2024) and medium term (October 2024 - January 2025) periods.

Kenya Acute Food Insecurity Classification Shapefile June 2024 (.zip) (ZIP) Kenya Acute Food Insecurity Classification June 2024 (.geojson) (GeoJSON) Current Situation: June 2024 (.png) (PNG) Near Term Projection: June 2024 - September 2024 (.png) (PNG) Medium Term Projection: October 2024 - January 2025 (.png) (PNG) Current Situation: June 2024 (.kml) (KML) Near Term Projection: June 2024 - September 2024 (.kml) (KML) Medium Term Projection: October 2024 - January 2025 (.kml) (KML)
Kenya Food Security Classification (December 2022 - May 2023)

Near term (December 2022 - January 2023) food security outcomes and forward-looking analysis representing the most likely food security outcomes for medium term (February 2023 - May 2023) periods.

Kenya Food Security Shapefiles ( (ZIP) Kenya Food Security Geojson (GeoJSON) Near Term Projection: December 2022 - January 2023 (PNG) Near Term Projection: December 2022 - January 2023 (KML) Medium Term Projection: February 2023 - May 2023 (PNG) Medium Term Projection: February 2023 - May 2023 (KML)
Kenya Food Security Classification (January 2023 - May 2023)

Near term (January 2023 - January 2023) food security outcomes and forward-looking analysis representing the most likely food security outcomes for medium term (February 2023 - May 2023) periods.

Kenya Food Security Shapefiles (ZIP) Kenya Food Security Geojson (GeoJSON) Near Term Projection: January 2023 - January 2023 (PNG) Near Term Projection: January 2023 - January 2023 (KML) Medium Term Projection: February 2023 - May 2023 (PNG) Medium Term Projection: February 2023 - May 2023 (KML)
Seasonal Calendar Seasonal Calendar
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The Seasonal Calendar shows the annual and cyclical patterns of key food and income sources in a country throughout the typical year.

Seasonal Calendar image showing harvest and rainy periods for Kenya
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FEWS NET captures the market networks for a product in a given country or region, including their catchments and trade flow patterns.
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USGS-provided data and imagery supports FEWS NET's monitoring efforts of weather and climate throughout the world.

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Kenya Livelihood Zone Descriptions, March 2011 Kenya Livelihood Zones Map
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