Kurasa

Southen Highlands Zone

    Office physical address

    The National Environment Management Council (NEMC) office for the Southern Highlands Zone is based in Mbeya Region in Mbeya City Particular .It is along the Sabasaba Road, within Ujenzi Compound. It can be reached through the following address andcontacts:

    NEMC,

    Southern Highlands Zonal Ofiice

    P.O. BOX 6215,

    Mbeya Tanzania,

    Telephone :+255- 252502469

    Fax:+255- 252502469

    Email: mbeyanemc@gmail.com

    Functions

    The NEMC – Southern Highlands Zone started its operations in 2009, with the goal of bringing its services closer to people. The Zonal Office assume all activities of NEMC Head Quarters, related to raising awareness to stakeholders; planning and research on environment; environmental compliance and enforcement; environmental impact assessment; environmental monitoring; coordinating environmental activities; and all other activities that NEMC has to perform as required by the Environmental Management Act (Cap 191).

    Coverage

    The Southern Highlands Zone covers six regions, namely Iringa, Njombe, Mbeya, Songwe, Rukwa, Katavi. The Zone has 22 District. The Regions with respective Districts are as follow:

    1. Mbeya - Mbeya, Mbarali Chunya, Kyela, and Rungwe.
    2. Songwe - Songwe, Ileje, Momba, and Mbozi.
    3. Iringa – Iringa, Mufindi, andKilolo.
    4. Njombe - Njombe, Ludewa, Makete and Wanging’ombe.
    5. Rukwa - Sumbawanga, Kalambo and Nkasi
    6. Katavi - Mpanda, Tanganyika and Mlele.

    Boundaries

    On the South it borders with Ruvuma Region; on the North are Tabora, Singida, Kigoma, andRegions; On the West borders Malawi, Zambia, Congo DRC. and on the East is the Morogoro Regions.