- Kuhusu sisi
- Fursa za Uwekezaji
- Huduma Zetu
- Kituo cha Habari
United Republic of Tanzania has been making some structural changes in its Government particularly in Local Government Authority. In 2011 some structures were formulated, the purpose was to improve social services, aimed to remove poverty in the Community. With this regard, the Environmental and Solid Waste Management was formed as new Department in the District. According to the Environmental Management Act no. 20 of 2004, the main objective of establishing the Department is to deliver sanitation services to the Local Government. The core functions of the department include:
•Cleanses of the buildings
•Cleanses of the open space along the road and drainage
•Solid Waste collection and separation in the damping site (Sanitary Land Filling – Damp) however the district has no damp site,
•Prevent pollution of : Air, Land, Water and Noise.
•Conservation and Beautification of:
-Maintenance of greenish.
-Supervision of Build painting.
•To asses Environmental Impact in different projects
The current situation of the department operations
Staff: according to Environmental Management Act, each Ward and Village should have environmental management Officers, however, though the district has 67 villages and 27 wards, none of them have environment management Officers. Table 24 provides details of available staff by cadre.
Table 25: Availability Environment Management Officers
Head of Department1 10 (0%)
Environment Management Officers2352350 (99.5%)
Environmental Health Officers22927 (93%)