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

NEMO Launches Community-Based Disaster Risk Reduction Training Program

For Immediate Release August 3, 2017 Office of the Vice President NEMO Launches Community-Based Disaster Risk Reduction Training Program The National Emergency Management Office (NEMO) has launched the first of a series of Community-Based Disaster Risk Reduction (CBDRR) Training aimed at providing individuals at the community level with the necessary skills and knowledge to assess […]

Public Advisory: Palau Placed on El Niño Watch

PUBLIC ADVISORY May 17, 2017 The National Emergency Committee (NEC) and The National Emergency Management Office (NEMO) is placing the Republic of Palau under the “EL NINO WATCH” and announce that current weather patterns in the Pacific indicate that the Republic of Palau has a up to a 65% chance of experiencing Severe Drought Conditions […]

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NEMO Personnel

Waymine Towai, NEMO Coordinator

Tanya O. Rengulbai, Administrative Officer

Singeo Franz, Civil Preparedness Officer

Jayson Chiokai, Boat Operator

Dina Sandei, Administrative Assistant


Contact Info

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