He noted this when giving an update on security during the emergency, stressing that police would continue to support health and emergency response teams on border provinces, EMTV News reported.
However, there were challenges being faced with the attitude of people on the state of emergency orders.
Manning said police and defence personnel would continue place emphasis on the priority provinces if East Sepik, Sandaun and Western provinces, despite the fact that lack of infrastructure to support long-term deployment was a challenge.
Difficult weather conditions recently had not helped emergency response team.
But despite government's efforts to keep good law and order, there had been an increase in alcohol related offences after emergency orders had been relaxed.
In response, a prohibition on the sale of alcohol at weekends had been implemented.