TYPHOON MAWAR “SHELTER UPDATES”
Written by Dice on May 23, 2023
Additional Shelters to Open in Southern Villages:
Emergency Shelters to Open This Morning:
The Guam Department of Education (GDOE) has prepared to open twelve (12) emergency shelters at 8 a.m., Tuesday, May 23. Emergency shelters will NOT open prior to 8 a.m.
The complete list is as follows:
AsTumbo Elementary School
Maria A. Ulloa Elementary School
Machananao Elementary School
Upi Elementary School
Wettengel Elementary School
B.P. Carbullido Elementary School
George Washington High School
Talo’fo’fo Elementary School
Merizo Martyrs Memorial School
Harry S. Truman Elementary School
Inalahan Middle School
M.U. Lujan Elementary School
WHAT SHOULD YOU TAKE TO THE SHELTER?
7-day supply of food and water for all members of your family
Personal hygiene products
7-day of supply for infants and toddlers, including diapers and formula
Valid Photo ID
Important documents including birth certificates, passports and medical immunization cards
Be respectful to fellow residents and staff. No foul language, abusive behavior, stealing or destruction of property will be accepted or tolerated
Busing to/from shelters is available at the Mayors’ Offices
Bring a 7-day supply of food, water & prescriptions; infants & toddlers should have a 7- day supply of disposable diapers, baby formula & baby food
Bring bedding, toiletries, toilet tissue, and personal hygiene products
Must complete registration. Bring a form of valid I.D.
Must report Tuberculosis or flu-like symptoms
Alcoholic beverages, illegal drugs, and weapons are not allowed in the shelter or on the shelter grounds. Persons caught in possession will be asked to leave the shelter and in some cases turned over to law enforcement personnel. Persons determined to be under the influence of alcohol or illegal drugs will not be admitted, or readmitted to the shelter.
Public Law 21-139 dictates that there is no smoking on school premises. Smoking is not allowed in the shelter. Smoking is permitted outside the campus in designated smoking areas only. Please dispose of cigarette butts properly.
Quiet hours will be announced and enforced in the sleeping areas. However, sleeping areas should be kept quiet at all times.
If you bring vital documents (i.e. Birth records, passports, etc.), secure them or keep them on you at all times. The Shelter is not responsible for these items if stolen.
Parents must maintain responsibility and supervision for their children. Children must never be left unattended.
No cooking or gas stoves
For your safety DO NOT LEAVE THE SHELTER before COR 4 has been declared
Only service animals are allowed at this time.
Pets cannot be sheltered at this time. For those seeking shelter for their pets, make plans for them now to stay with a loved one, friend or family member as pets will not be allowed in the emergency shelters.
Those seeking shelter who do not have reliable transportation, or have a disability and need a ride to a designated storm shelter, are advised to contact their village Mayor’s Office for information on transportation. Residents will need to go to their respective Mayor’s Office for bus transportation to the shelters. Transportation to the shelters from the Village Mayor’s Offices will not begin until 8 a.m., Tuesday, May 23. Village Mayors’ contact information is listed below:
June U. Blas, Mayor
Kevin J. T. Susuico, Mayor
Johnny A. Quinata, Mayor
Louise C. Rivera, Mayor