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Mass evacuations being implemented

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by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - A Tsunami Warning is now in effect for Guam. According to Guam Homeland Security Spokesperson Alyssa Benito, mass evacuations are now being implemented. The tsunami's estimated arrival time is 7:09pm.

  • Agana (downtown) low-lying areas

o        Head to Agana Heights (Government House Overflow Parking Lot)

  • East Agana low-lying areas

o        Head to Tiyan (Guam Police Headquarters) using Route 8

  • Agat low-lying areas

o        From Namu River (Old Agat) to the Old Cemetery head to Southern High

o        From Old Cemetery to Fanili area head to Oceanview Middle School

o        Umang area head to Umang Road (inland)

o        Pagachao area head to Mao Drive (Pagachao Subdivision)

o        From Nimitz Beach Park to Talayac head to Upper Santa Ana (Transfer Station)

  • Anigua low-lying areas

o        Head to Agana Heights (Government House Overflow Parking Lot) using Route 7

  • Asan and Maina low-lying areas

o        Head to Nimitz Hill (Baseball Field) using Route 6

  • Inarajan low-lying areas

o        From Lada through Inarajan Pool head to Ija Subdivision

o        From Ajayan Point through Lada head to UOG Farm

o        Village Area head to Inarajan Elementary School

o        Chagami and Chagamin Lagu area head to Southern Regional Public Health

  • Merizo low-lying areas

o        From Chalan Pedro Tainatongo thorugh Chalan Quinene head to Chalan Jesus Quinene

o        From Chalan Quinene to Chalan J. A. Cruz head to Merizo Elementary/Community Center

o        From Chalan J. A. Cruz to Bile head to Fort Soledad

  • Piti low-lying areas

o        Head to Top O' The Mar parking lot (Route 6)

  • Ordot/Chalan Pago low-lying areas

o        Pago Bay head to Ordot/Chalan Pago Community Center or M. U. Lujan Elementary School in Yona

  • Talofofo low-lying areas

o        From Togcha Elementary to Beja Road head to Windward Hills Golf Course area using Route 17

o        From Beja Road to Talofofo Bay (surf area) head to Notre Dame School using Route

  • Tamuning/Tumon low-lying areas

o        From Alupang area through Oka Point head to ITC Building or U.S. Postal area (Route 1, 14, 30, and 30A)

o        From Ypao Point to Ypao Beach head to St. Anthony Church

o        From Ypao Beach to Fujita Hotel head to JFK High School (Route 14A)

o        From Fujita Hotel through Gun Beach head to Pia Marine (Pale San Vitores)

  • Umatac low-lying areas

o        From Toguan through Sanchez Elementary School head to Fort Soledad area

o        From Sanchez Elementary School through Castizo area head to I Memorias Para I Laahita Vista Points

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