The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) was established in the Act 12 of the constitution Of the Federal Republic Of Nigeria as amended by Act 50 of 1999, with the sole agenda of managing disasters in Nigeria. The agency has been tackling disaster related issues through the establishment of its formidable structures within its organization.
Functions Of NEMA In Nigeria
The 1999 Act gives the sole authority of managing disasters in Nigeria to NEMA. According to the enabling law; the Agency shall among the other things function on all this capacity.
(a) Formulate policy on all activities relating to the disaster management in Nigeria and co-ordinate the plans and programmes for efficient and effect response to disasters at national level;
(b) Monitor the state of preparedness against all disasters.
(c) Provide relieve materials to victims of disasters across the country.
(d) Guide and educate against all unforeseen disasters.
NEMA Office Addresses In Nigeria
NEMA HQ Abuja
NEMA HQ: # 8, Ademola Adetokunbo Crescent, Maitama, Abuja.
Emergency : 0800CALLNEMA , 080022556362
NEMA North Central Regional Office
Locations: Jos, Plateau State.
Zonal Coordinator: Badamasi Abdulsalam
Address: Direct Labour Compound,Vom Road Jos, Plateau State.
NEMA Gombe Opertional Office
Locations: Gombe, Gombe State.
Head of Office: Jediel Appolos.
Address: Fmr. Oil Seed Processor Ltd. BCGA Biu Road, Gombe State.
Phone: 08036611305 | 08129019121 | 08037332660 | 08085908626
NEMA North East Regional Office
Locations: Maiduguri, Borno State.
Zonal Coordinator: Alh Muhammed Kanar.
Address: Medical Store Premises,Baga Road Off Auno Street,Maiduguri, Borno State.
Phone: (+234) 803 914 9667
NEMA North West Zonal Office
Location: Kaduna, Kaduna State.
Zonal Coordinator: Musa Ilala
Address: 15 Wurno Road, Unguwan Sarki,Kadunai, Kaduna State.
NEMA South East Zonal Office
Location: Enugu State.
Zonal Coordinator: Dr. Onimode A Bandele
Address: 55 Independent Layout,Enugu.
NEMA South South Zonal Office
Locations: PortHacourt, Rivers State.
Zonal Coordinator: :Coordinator | Godwin Tepiko: Assistant
Address: # 51, Ikwerre Road, Diobu, Porthacourt, Rivers State.
NEMA South West Zonal Office
Location: Ikeja, Lagos State.
Zonal Coordinator: Akande Iyiola I.
Address: Mobolaji Bank Anthony,Way Opp. Ikeja Plaza Ikeja, Lagos State.