IJSRP, Volume 11, Issue 5, May 2021 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Erastus Kyalo, Kennedy Mutundu
In the event of natural disaster occurrences such as hurricanes, earthquakes, floods, pandemic and epidemic diseases, phone utilization aspects such as calls, SMS, airtime, and mobile money transaction have been widely used to monitor behavioral change and prevalence trend of the affected population. However, little is known on the ability of the meta data produced by network operators if could be utilized to monitor and predict drought progression in arid and semi-arid areas in Kenya. The gap necessitated the conveyance of this evaluation to give more insight on the possibility of utilizing the phone generated records in monitoring drought progression.