Emergency Prepping


NEMO District Office Information

Nemo Main Office Contact National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) NEMO Headquarters, City of Belmopan, Belize, Central America Telephone: (501) 822-2054 / 0995 Emergency Line: (501) 936 Fax: (501) 822-2861/802-0874 Email: nemohqbmp@nemo.org.bz District Emergency Coordinators NAME POST EMAIL ADDRESS Ms. Jeromey Timrose Augustin Belize District Coordinator timrose.augustine@nemo.org.bz Mr. Alpheus Gillett Belize Rural alpheus.gillett@nemo.org.bz Mr.Juan Leiva Orange Walk ow_coordinator@nemo.org.bz Mr. Ronnie Hernandez Corozal ron.hdz@nemo.org.bz Mr. David Cruz Stann Creek david.cruz@nemo.org.bz Mr. Kenton Parham Toledo kenton.parham@nemo.org.bz Mr.  Johnny Ramclam Cayo johnny.ramclam@nemo.org.bz Mrs. Clare Moody Belmopan c.moody@nemo.org.bz Mr. Kevin Pollard Belize Rural kevin.pollard@nemo.org.bz Ms.Vanessa Parham San Pedro vanessa.parham@nemo.org.bz Regional Emergency Coordinators NAME POST EMAIL […]


Emergency Preparedness – Hurricanes   Recently updated !

This will remain a work in progress article as we are always learning new ways to prepare for emergencies. We will also be making some print outs for general use case preparing regardless of emergency and will post them as soon as they are ready so stay tuned. It is essential to be prepared for any emergency scenarios. Today we’ll be looking at Hurricanes. What is a Hurricane? A hurricane is a type of storm called a tropical cyclone, which forms over tropical or subtropical waters. When a storm’s maximum sustained winds reach 74 mph, it is called a hurricane. […]


Focusing on Readiness for Emergencies

I’ve been looking at the world and started noticing patterns developing that are concerning and thought that I’d start a series on Preparing for Emergencies. The information will still continue as usual at FiWeBelize, but this needs to happen. Governments have been preparing for different scenarios and most people are not paying attention to these things. As we look at the issues affecting places like Venezuela and other nations that are not getting into the mindset of getting their citizenry ready for emergencies, I am going to be putting articles together that will help the average person prep for different […]


How to Prepare for Allergic Reactions When the Grid Goes Down

According to the CDC the prevalence of food and skin allergies has increased at an alarming rate in children under the age of 18 from the year 1997 to 2011. Additionally, they say that Allergic conditions are the most common medical conditions affecting children in the US so it is highly likely that you will have to plan for dealing with allergies in one form or another if the grid goes down. Your plan may involve members of your own family or if you are working within a larger group, chances are that one of the members will have some […]


Things that go fast when shit hits the fan

Generators (Good ones cost dearly. Gas storage, risky. Noisy…target of thieves; maintenance etc.) Water Filters/Purifiers Portable Toilets Seasoned Firewood. Wood takes about 6 – 12 months to become dried, for home uses. Lamp Oil, Wicks, Lamps (First Choice: Buy CLEAR oil. If scarce, stockpile ANY!) Coleman Fuel. Impossible to stockpile too much. Guns, Ammunition, Pepper Spray, Knives, Clubs, Bats & Slingshots. Hand-can openers, & hand egg beaters, whisks. Honey/Syrups/white, brown sugar Rice – Beans – Wheat Vegetable Oil (for cooking) Without it food burns/must be boiled etc.,) Charcoal, Lighter Fluid (Will become scarce suddenly) Water Containers (Urgent Item to obtain.) […]


The Ultimate BOB List (Bug Out Bag)

“Which is heavier a soldier’s pack or a slaves chains” – Napoleon Soon after you face the matter and necessity of survival planing and stockpiling, another question will occur to you: “What will I do if I lose all this stuff?” It’s a fundamental question, and it has a fundamental answer: You need a backup plan and a bug out bag. There are many things that can happen separating you from your main cache and retreat. Theft and fire are two that come to mind and the threat of organized gangs of raiders scouring the countryside looking for sources of […]


Text of H.R. 645 [111th] – National Emergency Centers Establishment Act

Jan 22, 2009 – Introduced in House. This is the original text of the bill as it was written by its sponsor and submitted to the House for consideration. 111th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 645 To direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to establish national emergency centers on military installations. IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES January 22, 2009 Mr. HASTINGS of Florida introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for […]


How to survive a flash-flood

There is always a risk of flash flooding no matter where you live. In the western part of Belize with the Chalillo dam, there is an even greater risk of flash-flooding and with it greater risk of way more fatalities that a natural flash flood. In this article we will provide pointers to help you survive one of these disasters. It will be a long one so be ready to read…