Updated November 27, 2022
Yetta Aliven is the information management officer at the National Disaster Management Office under the Office of the Chief Secretary. Ms. Aliven reports directly to the Chief Secretary. She works closely in coordination with the Director of the National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) on all matters involving communications requests or needs related to disasters or emergencies that have local or national significance to the population. Her work takes her to the RMI’s remote neighboring islands, where she liaises with local governments assisting in developing tailored disaster plans and assessments for each of the communities. She also leads the NDMOs efforts to bring emergency and disaster preparedness and response to local schools and communities. Ms. Aliven was the chair of the Risk Communications and Community Engagement working group during the RMI’s COVID-19 preparedness and response phase.
Ms. Aliven completed an associate degree in Liberal Arts from the College of the Marshall Islands, where she graduated in 2008. She attended Chaminade University of Honolulu from 2008-2010, where she focused on international relations and a minor in Psychology.
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