Department of Environment, Climate Change and Emergency Management (DECEM)
The Department of Environment, Climate Change and Emergency Management is the newest department implemented under the National Government of the Federated States of Micronesia. Our strategic goal is to monitor, guide, supervise and provide policy directions, logistics and administrative support to the Divisions and liaise with other offices and agencies of the government.
Objective is to serve as a technical arm to the President on all matters relating to emergency, environment and sustainable development and climate change. We have four main strategic goals and they are as follows:
Office of the Secretary is responsible to monitor, guide, supervise and provide policy direction, logistics and administrative support to the Divisions and liaise with other offices and agencies of the government.
To support the protection, conservation and management of the Nation’s environment and achieve sustainable development; and facilitate support to the states on the implementation of the FSM Strategic Development Plan and increase resources (internal and external)
Aim to reduce socio-economic vulnerabilities to disaster and deal with the environmental and other hazards that rigger them; save lives, minimize damage to properties and the natural environment.
To support and advocate the Nationwide Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Policy which is to proactively integrate and manage climate related hazards by investing in climate change adaptation and greenhouse gas emissions reduction in the pursuit of a safe, resilient and sustainable future.
Recognizing the critical importance of the FSM’s natural environment to the health and prosperity of this and future generations of Micronesians, this Department shall support the protection of the Nation’s environment from natural and man-made threats to ensure the sustainable development of its natural resources.See more