The March-April-May 2019 food and nutrition security assessment was conducted from 8th July 2019 to 19th July 2019 in 23 counties classified as arid and semi-arid, which are also considered the most vulnerable to food insecurity. The assessment was undertaken by the Kenya Food Security Steering Group (KFSSG), which is a multi-sectoral and multi-agency body which brings together relevant government sectors, UN agencies and NGOs working in the food and nutrition security field under the leadership of the National Drought Management Authority (NDMA), co-chaired by the World Food Programme (WFP). 

The 2019 Food and Nutrition Security assessment indicates an estimated 2.6 million people face acute food insecurity and are in need of humanitarian assistance. Of the affected population, about 2.3 million are in Crisis Phase of food insecurity (IPC Phase 3) with the rest in the Emergency Phase (IPC Phase 4). Those in Emergency are in Turkana, Marsabit, Isiolo, Mandera, Wajir, Garissa, Tana River and Baringo Counties.


To access a long rains assessment report on a particular county, click on the name of the county;

Baringo Garissa Isiolo Makueni
Kitui Wajir Turkana Kajiado
Lamu Tana River West Pokot Narok
Kilifi Kwale Taita Taveta Mandera
Meru North Tharaka Samburu Marsabit
Nyeri (Kieni) Laikipia Embu (Mbeere)  


NB/ You can get 2017,  2016 and 2015 reports by clicking on the All Downloads sub-menu under Resource Centre