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June 2018 is Typhoon Preparedness Month




Heavy Rains Possible this Weekend into Early Next Week; Take Flood Preparedness Actions Now

The National Weather Service (NWS) - Guam Weather Forecast Office issued a hydrologic forecast for the Marianas as a flood potential outlook.


A developing tropical disturbance and its associated monsoon trough will gradually drift west-northwestward over the Marianas Islands for the weekend, generating locally heavy downpours beginning as early as Friday evening through Monday night.


JIC Release No. 34 - NEWS: GHC gives six families option to move into low-cost rental homes

NEWS: GHC gives six families option to move into low-cost rental homes 

The Guam Housing Corp. has units available in its inventory for families and has given six families the option to move into one of them. The homes are located at Lada Gardens and Sagan Linayan in Dededo. 

“These homes are transitional but could be the start of a longer process to get them into permanent housing – hopefully even home ownership,” said Guam Housing Corp. President Chris Duenas. 

JIC Release No. 33 - Plans in Place for Residents that are displaced; no family left behind

As of Monday, September 17, 2018, a total of 293 people (55 families) from across the island, have been using the Astumbo Gym in Dededo as a temporary shelter. The families were displaced due to the impacts from Typhoon Mangkhut.

Emergency response personnel continue to work to get the island back to normal, including helping residents return to their homes. 

Village Support

JIC Release No. 32 - Federal and GovGuam Joint Damage Assessments to Begin Tomorrow (Sept. 18)

Local and federal agencies and partner organizations are starting Joint Damage Assessments tomorrow and are asking the community for their cooperation.

Officials will be working as quickly as possible to complete the assessment, which is a necessary part of the process in a request for federal assistance. 


Farmers who are registered with the Guam Department of Agriculture are asked to submit their crop damage report, as a result of Typhoon Mangkhut, to the Agricultural Development Services Division (ADS).

ADS will accept crop damage reports daily beginning on
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 up until Monday, October 1, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Farm loss claims will NOT BE ACCEPTED AFTER OCTOBER 1, 2018.

For more information, please contact the Agricultural Development Services Division (ADS) AT 300-7969.