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ENVIRONMENTAL AND SANITATION DEPARTMENT PROFILE.
Environmental and sanitation department is among thirteen departments of Longido district council. Formerly the department established late of 2014 at Longido District council. Department established under Ministry of Health and Social Welfare.
Ensure community perceive in Health, sanitary and safe environment for human and other living organisms.
The department shall strive that each household understand and exercises sanitary norms, having quality, safe, and attractive environment for healthy life, acquire conserved and protected environment that support human and other living organisms’ life.
Department have high shortage of staffs however work, closely with staffs from Health Department particularly preventive health services section.
This shortage is of staff about 75%.
ENVIRONMENTAL AND SANITATION
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMEN (EIA & ENVIRONMENTAL AUDITING (EA)
ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION TION (PLANTING TREE, GRASSES, GARDENING & BEAUTIFICATION OF OPEN SPCES
CONTROL OF ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION (SOIL, WATER, AIR, NOISE e.t.c
STORAGE, SEGREGATION, TRANSPORTATION OF WASTES
CLEANSING OF PUBLIC AREA AND ROAD STORM WATER DRAINAGE SYSTEMS
SEGREGATION, DISPOSAL OF WASTES & OPERATION OF SANITARY LAND FILL
MANAGEMENT OF CEMETRY/ BARIAL AREA
CONTROL OF OCCUPATION HEALTH & SAFETY
CONTROL OF UNPLANNED HOUSING ND SETTLEMENTS STANDARDS
B. National Sanitation Campaign
NATIONAL SANITATION CAMPAIGN MESSAGE HANDWASHING FACILITIES
NATIONAL SANITATION CAMPAIGN 34,748 HOUSEHOLDS, 22,412(64.5%) HOUSEHOLDS WITH TOILETS, IMPROVED TOILETS 6,776 (19.5%
GENERAL CLEANLINESS HELD EVERY SATURDAY AT AN END OF THE MONTH
COMMEMORATION OF WORLD ENVIRONMENTAL DAY JUNI 05, 2017 AT LONGIDO HEALTH CENTER
C. Control of Communicable Diseases especially Epidemic.
D. Control of food quality and safety
Corely department perform the following activities;
Solid waste generation is approximately 15.2 tonnes per day. The whole amount of solid waste generated accumulate and spread on the environment because there is no specific developed and operating dump site for safe disposal of wastes. Therefore, human and other living organisms heath is endanger as well as leaves environment disgusting.
Liquid waste generated from business premises and households overflow and get into some sensitive areas like water bodies. This is critically worse for the health of organisms and environment aesthetics. Department yet struggles to develop dump site for safe Liquid waste disposal.
Currently there is an area of twenty five acres (25) between Kimokouwa and Eworendeke village planned for dumping site.
Ensure presence and use of waste storage/disposal site/bins for every household/food premises and institutions.
Sensitise community on construction and use toilets
Presence and functioning wastes dumpsite for district residents.
Ensure presence of waste cleansing tools and transport equipment