The International Organization for Migration (IOM) Micronesia continues to work under the leadership of the State and FSM National Governments, and in tandem with local partners, to identify and meet immediate humanitarian needs emerging from Typhoon Maysak.
In Chuuk, IOM is supporting the Chuuk State Emergency Operations Center (EOC) priorities of food and shelter materials.
In Yap, IOM‘s continues to focus on the distribution of locally-procured food and decentralized water production, as prioritized by the Disaster Coordination Officer and other government partners.
On April 28, President Barack Obama issued a Presidential Disaster Declaration (PDD) in response to the damage caused by Typhoon Maysak in the FSM. The PDD enables US funding to be released for the reconstruction and restoration of housing and public infrastructure.