Govt. Palau
Government based in Palau

All Updates

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27 Mar 2018 description
report Government of Palau

This is a Special Weather Update from the National Emergency Management Office in cooperation with the National Weather Service informing the public that the **Tropical Depression Jelawat** is moving West-Northwest at 8 mph with maximum sustained winds of 35 mph.

Tropical Depression Jelawat is now located about 250 miles East-Southeast of Kayangel and 260 miles East of Koror.

Tropical Storm Warning for Kayangel Remains in Effect

Tropical Storm Warning for Koror is now Cancelled.

24 Mar 2016 description
report Government of Palau

President Remengesau has issued Executive Order No. 389 to declare a State of Emergency due extreme drought.

31 Oct 2014 description
report Government of Palau


  • Conjunctivitis outbreak recognized in Epi Week 40, exceeded threshold for action of 4 cases/week

  • Current report includes Weeks 40-43 (Sept 29 - Oct 26, 2014), n=565

  • Case definition: inflammation of the conjunctiva

Outbreak Response

  • Call to schools on 10/9/2014 found 37% of students absent from Emmaus High School and 8% from Meyuns Elementary

  • Press release on 10/9/2014 informed public of outbreak including information on preventing transmission