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Marsabit County is located in the extreme part of northern Kenya and has a total area of 70,961.2 sq. km. It has an international boundary with Ethiopia to the north, borders Turkana County to the west, Samburu County to the south and Wajir and Isiolo counties to the east. It lies between latitude 02° 45° North and 04° 27° North and longitude 37° 57° East and 39° 21° East.

WATER, ENVIRONMENT & NATURAL RESOURCES – County Government of Marsabit

MANDATE The mandate of the Department is derived from the provision of the County Government Act, 2012. CORE FUNCTIONS To ensure the universal and efficient supply of water and sanitation services and facilitate equitable socio economic development. To mainstream environmental, climate and mineral concerns into overall planning, implementation and monitoring of County government and partners,…

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To be a cohesive and prosperous county of choice.


To spearhead transformative and sustainable development towards achieving quality life for all county residents.