Emergency Controller

Emergency funds report yet to be tabled

Governor Undialu said people who have contributed in cash and kind have to be acknowledged.

A massive earthquake of 7.5 magnitude struck some areas in Hela, Southern Highlands, Western and Enga provinces on February 26th, 2018.

The NEC immediately declared a State of Emergency and further approved K450 million for relief operations and to restore services, as well as the formation of an emergency disaster restoration team and the establishment of a restoration authority.

Disaster restoration team received K70m: Hamblin

The head of the Emergency Disaster Restoration Team said they have sent solar lights and re-starter kits, among others, up to Western, Gulf, Sandaun’s Telefomin, Southern Highlands and Hela provinces.

The state of emergency that was declared after the February 26 earthquake saw K450 million allocated for next three years into the areas affected.

The second state of emergency that was declared following the June 14 mayhem saw K6 million allocated for the Southern Highlands Province, which will be sourced from the Prime Minister’s Department and the Department of Finance.