Department of Environment, Natural resource and disaster management

Monday, 16 November 2015 00:00

Mandate include Refuse removal, refuse dumps and solid waste disposal, Fire fighting services and disaster management, Control of air pollution, noise pollution, other public nuisances and outdoor advertising.

Mandate

  • Refuse removal, refuse dumps and solid waste disposal.
  • Fire fighting services and disaster management.
  • Control of air pollution, noise pollution, other public nuisances and outdoor advertising.
  • Implementation of specific national government policies on natural resources and environmental conservation ,including;

a)  Soil and water conservation

 

(b)  Forestry.

 

 Performance Overview of the Sector

 

Description of activity/project

Location

Target

Achieved

Immediate outcome /Impact

Greening the County programme

 

·       Public schools and other public institutions

·       Rehabilitation of hills

Aiming at vision 2030 of 10% forest cover

-740 institution across the county

-8 hills rehabilitated

Enhanced forest cover and mitigate climate change

Solid waste management

Town and trading centres

-having clean environment

-youth, women empowerment

-clean town, markets and their surroundings

Healthy citizenry

 

 Youth/ women groups contracted to manage wastes in 2015/2016

 

S/no.

Sub-County

No. of Groups contracted

Average no. of people per group

1.

Awendo

13

13

2.

Rongo

10

10

3.

Uriri

12

13

4.

Suna-East

15

15

5.

Kuria-East

16

15

6.

Suna-West

10

12

7.

Nyatike

14

12

8.

Kuria-West

12

11

 

TOTALS

102

 

 

 

Garbage collection activity

 

Garbage-collection in Migori town

 

Major cleaning of Isebania Town

 

Governor Okoth  Obado leading cleaning exercise in Migori town

 

Flagship Projects

Omani farm demonstration site:  This site has been established to demonstrate to the public good forestry activities and general conservation matters.

It has different tree species to give an integrated learning approach

 

 Policies formulated for effective service delivery

 The following policies are underway

· Greening Programme policy

· Disaster Management policy

· Integrated Solid Waste Management policy


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