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June 2018 is Typhoon Preparedness Month




JIC Release No. 21 -- DEPT. OF PUBLIC HEALTH ~ Division of Senior Citizens - Aging Services Programs

The three Adult Day Care Centers and 12 Senior Citizens Centers will remain closed today and resume normal operations tomorrow, October 26, 2018.
All other services, Legal Assistance Services, Case Management Services, In-Home Services, Transportation Services, Preventive Health, and the National Family Caregiver Support Program services are back in operations.
For any inquiries on program services, please contact the contracted provider of services as follows: 

JIC Release No. 20 -- TYPHOON YUTU: Guam in COR 4; Island resumes business as usual

Guam is in Condition of Readiness 4. 
Following is an update on Guam as Super Typhoon Yutu moves west and away from the Marianas. 
SHELTERS: There were 629 people in shelters early this morning. People have started returning to their homes. Three (3) shelters have closed with less than 300 shelterees remaining.
PREGNANT MOMS: 13 expectant moms were sheltered as of this morning at the Guam Memorial Hospital. 

JIC Release No. 19 - TYPHOON YUTU: Guam to go into Condition of Readiness 4 at 10 a.m.

Governor Eddie Baza Calvo and Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield, commander, Joint Region Marianas, expect to put Guam in Condition of Readiness (COR) 4 at 10 a.m. today for Guam and the military bases, respectively.
Government of Guam offices will reopen and resume business as usual.  Department of Education is asking all 12-month employees to report to work at noon. 
The AAFES Gas Express and Shoppette located at the Guam National Guard Readiness Center in Barrigada will reopen at 11:30 a.m. 

JIC Release No. 17 - Eye of Super Typhoon Yutu near Tinian and Saipan

The National Weather Service (NWS) – Guam Weather Forecast Office advise catastrophic winds for Tinian and Saipan are occurring.
As of 1a.m., Yutu was located 14.8 degrees north latitude and 145.7 degrees east longitude, about 115 miles northeast of Guam, 20 miles south of Saipan and 15 miles south-southeast of Tinian. Yutu is moving northwest at 13 mph with maximum sustained winds of 180 mph.

The eye of the storm will pass over Tinian over the next couple of hours.

JIC Release No. 16 - Typhoon Yutu Update: Strongest Winds Expected to Hit Saipan in the Next Hour

The National Weather Service (NWS) – Guam Weather Forecast Office advises an extremely dangerous situation is developing for Saipan and Tinian as strongest winds of Super Typhoon Yutu will begin to impact them in the next hour. Over the next several hours, Yutu will bring catastrophic damage to both Saipan and Tinian.