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Storm Shelters to Open

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 by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - Guam Homeland Security / Civil Defense announces that shelters will open at 4pm this afternoon for island residents who need a safe place to ride out the storm.

Guam is now in Condition of Readiness 2 and a Tropical Storm Warning is in effect. This means that tropical storm conditions are expected within 24 hours.

Those seeking shelter who do not have a way of getting to a designated storm shelter are advised to contact or visit their village mayor’s office to coordinate transportation services for pick up and drop off. 


The designated storm shelters are listed below:

Northern residents:

Machanaonao Elementary School

Astumbo Elementary School

F.B. Leon Guerrero Middle School 

Central residents:

George Washington High School

Southern residents:

Talofofo Elementary School

Merizo Martyrs Elementary School

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