Mandera County is one of the 47 counties in Kenya, located in the North Eastern part of Kenya and borders Ethiopia to the North, Somalia Republic to the East and Wajir County to the South. It is about 1,100km from the capital city of Nairobi by road. The county has an approximate population of 1,025,756 and covers an area of 25,991.5 km2. The County Administratively is subdivided into six Sub Counties namely Mandera West, Mandera South, Banissa, Mandera North, Mandera East and Lafey and further to 30 administrative wards.
\n\nNomadic pastoralism is the major economic activity in the in the county with camels,goats,sheeps&cattle being the main type of livestock reared. The region vast pasture land has allowed this activity to be viable.
\n\nThe main water sources in the region are river Daua a number of shallow wells and few major earth pans. The region has small scale agriculture production with small scale horticulture producers supplying Mangoes, pawpaw, onions, kales and Banana to the local market.
Mandera West; Banisa; Mandera North; Mandera East; Lafey; Mandera South
Main natural resource is Quarry Mining, Malkamari national game reserve \nTourist Attractions as Malka Mari Fort, National Park and Game Reserve \nMain Economic Activities include pastoralism, trade across the borders, quarrying, bee keeping and agriculture-sorghum, maize, cowpeas, onions & mangoes along river Daua \nMinerals
District Hospitals (3), Sub-District Hospitals (2), Dispensaries (24), Health Centres (12), Medical Clinics (20), Nursing Homes (4)\n
\nDoctor to Population Ratio
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Malaria, Urinary Tract Infections, Pneumonia and HIV/AIDS\n
Education and ICT Health and Biotechnology Agriculture and Land Foreign Affairs Security Arid and Semi Arid Lands (Convener) Intergovernmental Relations
Omar Mohamed Maalim
Mandera County has MCAs from constituencies
Adan Kerrow Billow
Adan Kerrow Billow
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especially that which relates to progress and development at county level. The purpose of the Open County
Dashboard is to strengthen the county governments’ efforts to be transparent and accountable to their citizens.