Government of the Federated States of Micronesia

Mangefel and Waguk President's Disaster Reps

PALIKIR, Pohnpei (FSM Information Service): September 16, 1997 - President Jacob Nena, on September 10, 1997, designated his staffs John Mangefel and Josaiah Waguk as his authorized representatives in the handling of all FEMA matters for the FSM National Government.

Nena also designated the office's secretary Oleen Poll to be responsible for all Disaster's Office administrative work until further arrangements are made.

Mangefel and Waguk are replacing Special Assistant for Disaster and Special Programs Chutomu Nimwes whose resignation will take effect on September 19, 1997, according to Waguk, Special Assistant to President.

For further information on this release, please contact:

FSM Office of the President
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P.O Box 34
Palikir Station, Pohnpei, FM 96941
Tel.: (691) 320-2548/2092
Fax.: (691) 320-4356