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The NEOC is established and supported by the NDMO

The NEOC is the engine-room for the management of disaster information and national level disaster planning and operations to support sector and provincial response to disaster events. It informs and is responsible to the N-DOC. The NEOC manager is the National Operations Manager and reports to the Disaster Coordinator as the Chair of the N-DOC.


THE FUNCTIONS OF THE NEOC ARE TO:

The NEOC is organised on six functional teams plus Hazards Advisors and the National Emergency Response Team (NERT). The NEOC is managed by the National Operations Manager with a NEOC Management Team comprising heads of the six NEOC teams, the appropriate Hazard Advisor and the Head of NERT.

The arrangement and functions of the NEOC, the Hazards Advisors and the NEOC Functional Teams are to be established in SOP’s by the Disaster Coordinator for approval by the N-DOC.