Mission

The National Emergency Management Office (NEMO) is involved in all aspects of disaster management. It acts with the counsel of and in concert with the National Emergency Committee (NEC). NEMO also performs the day-to-day operations associated with disaster management and submits reports to the Vice President. NEMO’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

Maintaining and testing the National Disaster Plan; Providing assistance to national and state agencies in the development of Agency Support Plans; Coordinating the development of public education programs regarding disaster planning; Coordinating and assisting in the training of specific disaster related skills; Providing logistical support to the Emergency Operation Center; Coordinating state and national disaster management planning; Periodically reviewing state and national legislation and regulations to insure that all are in compliance and coordination with this Plan; Performing other tasks as prescribed by law, executive order, and regulations or as required by the NEC.


News and Announcements

Small Craft Warning: October 17

SMALL CRAFT WARNING October 17, 2017 ENGLISH DUE TO THE CURRENT WEATHER CONDITIONS AND INCREASING HAZARDOUS SURF, THE NATIONAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICE (NEMO) IS ISSUING A SMALL CRAFT WARNING FOR THE ENTIRE REPUBLIC OF PALAU. WATER CONDITIONS FROM OUTSIDE THE REEF THROUGH ALL EXPOSURES ARE VERY ROUGH AT THIS TIME. TRAVEL BETWEEN PELELIU AND ANGAUR, […]

Special Weather Statement: October 16

Special Weather Statement October 16, 2017 This is a Special Weather Statement UPDATE from the National Emergency Management Office in collaboration with the National Weather Service informing the public that heavy showers, isolated thunderstorms and windier conditions (up to 35MPH) are forecasted over the next couple of days. This Weather is slowly moving North-West away […]

Small Craft Advisory: October 16

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY October 16, 2017 ENGLISH Due to the current weather conditions, the National Emergency Management Office (NEMO) is issuing a SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY to all boaters in the Republic of Palau traveling to Kayangel, Angaur, Peleliu and outside the reef.  At the same time, the Small Craft Advisory Flags have been raised. Water […]

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NEMO Personnel

Mr. Waymine Towai, NEMO Coordinator
Mr. Singeo Franz, Civil Preparedness Officer
Ms. Tanya O. Rengulbai, Administrative Officer
Ms. Dina Sandei, Administrative Assistant
Mr. Jayson Chiokai, Boat Operator


Contact Info

P.O. Box 100
Koror, Palau
Tel: (680) 587-6366/6367
Fax: (680) 587-6368
E-mail: nemo@palaugov.org