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State of Emergency
The Norfolk Island COVID-19 Recovery Operations Plan will remain in place during the state of emergency.
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Management of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Norfolk Island
The Emergency Management Team (EMT) and Incident Management Team (IMT) were established by the Emergency Management Committee (EMNIC) to manage the State of Emergency declaration for the COVID-19 pandemic. They were established under the island’s disaster management plan (NORDISPLAN).
The EMT is chaired by the Emergency Controller and is responsible for strategic operational decisions. It has appointed representatives who provide advice from NIHRACS, business, welfare, the community, NIRC and the Office of the Administrator. The Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications (DITRDC) is an observer.
The IMT is responsible for operational management of the pandemic and is led by the Incident Controller who for the pandemic is the OIC of Police. It is set up in functional areas covering medical (NIHRACS), welfare, planning & logistics, and operations.
Health enquiries: Norfolk Island Health and Residential Aged Care Service (NIHRACS) +6723 22091
Norfolk Island Health and Residential Aged Care Service (NIHRACS) Website
Norfolk Island Health and Residential Aged Care Service (NIHRACS) Facebook Page