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Table 2 Drought occurrences in Trans-Mara East sub-county from 2000 to 2015

From: Climate change adaptive capacity and smallholder farming in Trans-Mara East sub-County, Kenya

Date (Years) Duration (Months) Severitya Response frequency (%)
2000 4 Very high 61
2003 3 Very high 73
2005/6 3 High 65
2011 5 Very high 69
2013 2 Low 62
2015 3 Low 71
  1. Severitya: low reduced human and livestock feed resources and water, high depleted human and livestock feed resources and water, very high leading to direct and indirect loss of livestock and human lives. (Source: Field Data, 2017)