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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.

NEMO Personnel

Mr. Waymine Towai, Executive Director
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