GHS/OCD to Conduct AHAWS Siren Test to Assess Operations


GHS/OCD to Conduct AHAWS Siren Test to Assess Operations

The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD) will conduct a test of the All Hazards Alert Warning System (AHAWS) sirens on Tuesday, December 5, 2023, starting at 3:15 p.m.Residents, visitors and motorists surrounding the AHAWS sirens can expect to hear pre-scripted voice messaging announcing the start and end of the test, and sixty-seconds of the “Alert” siren tone.

Upon completion of the installment of a needed part in order to test the sirens, GHS/OCD is moving forward to conduct a full assessment on December 5. The December siren test is separate from the pre-scheduled monthly tests and is being conducted to assess operations, identify any operational issues and to determine any additional repairs needed.


The following are a list of AHAWS siren sites to be tested:

1.      GHS/OCD facility, Agana Heights

2.      Agat Marina

3.      JFK High School

4.      Talofofo Elementary School

5.      Asan Mayor's Office

6.      Pago Bay Resort, Yona

7.      Inarajan Elementary School

8.      Yona Mayor's Office

9.      Ft. Soledad, Umatac

10.  Merizo Mayor’s Office

11.  Ija Agricultural Station, Inarajan

12.  Port Authority of Guam

13.  Agat Senior Citizen's Center

14.  Hotel Nikko Guam

15.  Tamuning Mayor’s Office

16.  George Washington High School

17.  Piti Mayor’s Office

18.  GWA site, Malojloj

19.  Ricardo J. Bordallo Governor’s Complex, Adelup

For more information, contact GHS/OCD Public Information Officer Jenna G. Blas at (671) 489-2540 or via email at



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