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Emergency shelters now open

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 by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam -GHS/OCD announces emergency shelters are now open in the following locations:

North: Machananao Elementary, Astumbo Elementary, and Maria Ulloa Elementary Schools

Center: George Washington High School

South: Talofofo Elementary and Harry S. Truman Elementary Schools

NOTE: Do not bring guns, knives, other weapons, candles or other flame devices, illegal drugs,  or alcohol to the shelters. These items are absolutely forbidden. Pets also are not allowed, except for service-animals for the blind. Police officers will either be posted or will be constantly monitoring the shelters to keep families safe and enforce shelter rules for everyone’s safety.

If you need transportation contact your village Mayor. 

As for pregnant women they will be accepted at GMH at 7:00AM.

Tropical Storm Halong's closest point of approach is between 5-6pm.


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