Housing & Community Services Department

The department is headed by the Director of Housing and Community Services,  Mr Ananias Banda. He joined Hwange Local Board in November 2018. Mr Banda has vast experience from the public and private sector.

The department is responsible for the following:

  • Administration and implementation of Council housing policy
  • Provision of Housing
  • Provision of community and social welfare services (e.g. markets, halls, grounds, cemeteries, parks and gardens).
  • Provision of child development and education facilities
  • Co-operative development and promotion
  • Environmental health management (preventive health services)
  • Provision of primary health care facilities (clinics, maternity home and family planning)
  • Formulation of by-laws and regulations
  • Gender mainstreaming