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Frequently Asked Questions?

Where is Wajir County?
Wajir is a county in the middle of the former North Eastern Province, it borders Somalia to the East and Ethiopia to the North West .Within Kenya it borders Garissa to the South and South West, Isiolo and Marsabit to the west and Mandera to the North and North East.
How do I get to Wajir County?
Wajir is 692 Kms from the Capital, Nairobi city by road. Majority of people who travel to Wajir, travel by air and land at the Wajir International Airport. Flights to Wajir are available from Nairobi, Mombasa, Somali, Somali land as well as other international airports as long as these flights have clearance from the Ministry Of Foreign Affairs.
Is Wajir County Safe?
Wajir has had a history of insecurity but due to efforts by the national government through civic -governmental partnering seen in the creation of Wajir Peace and Development Committee formed in 1995; there was a remarkable result of a peaceful Wajir with fewer skirmishes between the clans that occupy the region. An international effort by the United States of America -since 2006- to aid Kenyan Defense Forces patrol the border between Kenya and Somalia has also improved security within Wajir County. The County Government of Wajir has also been working very closely with the Kenya Police to ensure patrols and safety of all its residents. Further, compared other parts of Kenya, crime rates are very low Wajir County.