Management of disasters and emergencies in Papua New Guinea had been undertaken in accordance with the Disaster Management Act (Chapter 402). Whilst this legislation is purposeful the functions and responsibilities entailed in the Act have not been effectively and efficiently deployed. It is for this reason and consistent with the Act and the direction of the National Executive Council a National Environment and Disaster Mitigation Authority is being established .
|Publisher||PNG Conservation and Environment Protection Authority|
|Modified||19 July 2021|
|Release Date||19 July 2021|
|Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location||Papua New Guinea|
|Author||National Disaster Center - Department of Provincial & Local Government Affairs|
|Contact Name||PNG National Disaster Centre|
|Contact Email||[email protected]|