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FlOOD ADVISORY 1: SOUTHERN BELIZE

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The National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) hereby informs that Southern Belize in particular the Toledo District is experiencing flooding.   Jacintoville is currently under flood conditions. Aguactae vflood alertillage is inaccessible and water is 15ft above the bridge.   Other villages along the Moho River must closely monitor the flood situation and take the necessary precautions. Other villages in the Toledo and Stann Creek Districts must be on alert for flooding.

People who live along rivers, creeks, water ways and low-lying areas and whose home is likely to flood are cautioned to move to a high and safe building with friends, family or in the community shelter before nightfall.    Drivers are asked to slow down and put on their hazard lights when driving through the rain and flooded areas

NEMO Emergency Coordinators in the south can be reached as follows;     Stann Creek, Mr. Victor Castillo at 630 9780; and Toledo, Mr. Kenton Parham at 630 9787.  The NEMO Emergency Hotline is 936.

 

The public is asked to pay close attention to the National Meteorological Service weather reports and NEMO advisories.

NEMO is on flood alert.

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