Emergency


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

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. […]


Belize 2019 Hurricane Shelters

Belize District Location Internal Shelter (Less than 100 MPH) External Shelter (More than 100 MPH) Bermudian Landing Belize Rural Primary School, BelRiv Centre Belize Rural Primary School Biscayne Biscayne Government School Biscayne Government School Bomba Santa Martha RC School, Maskall RC School Santa Martha RC School, Maskall RC School Boston Sandhill Community Center King’s College Burrell Boom Methodist School, St. Therese RC School Methodist School, St. Therese RC School Corozalito Corozalito Community Centre Corozalito Community Centre Crooked Tree Crooked Tree Disaster Shelter, Government School Crooked Tree Disaster Shelter, Government School Davis/Grace Bank Sandhill Community Centre Sandhill Community Centre Double Head […]


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 […]


UnHappy Birthday Belize

I wanted to wait for the festivities to simmer down before I put my thoughts out to my fellow Belizeans. I do not know how you will receive my speech or how it will be scrutinized, but these are my heartfelt convictions. I heard some of the speeches and for the most part heard a lot of pretty flowers, shiny gems and smelt nice perfume that all masked the reality that our nation faces today, 33 years and a couple days old. I won’t go into the pretties too much, you know that is not me. My idea is to […]


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.) […]


NEMO Public Advisory

TIME: 6:00 A.M. LOCATION: 15.2N 81.0W MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 50 MPH PRESENT MOVEMENT: West at 12 MPH EAST SOUTH EAST of BELIZE 505 MILES Tropical force winds extend outwards up to a 125 Miles. NEMO and the National Meteorological Service have declared Phase II and a Tropical Storm Warning have been issued for the entire country of Belize. People in the outer Cayes: Turneffe, Glover’s Reef, Light House, Halfmoon Caye, Sand Bore Caye, Northern 2 Caye, North East, South West and Middle Caye and outer Atolls need to heed the warnings issued by NEMO and make necessary preparations to move […]


Jasmine Alert 2

Belize is so behind on the technology time line it is not funny. With all the crime going on in Belize, the police and medical sectors need to get much financing to become what the nation needs them to be. There is so much that can be done, the Governments and people simply need to want it to happen and push as hard as needs be to get it. To start with there needs to be a system of networks bound together that will span country-wide. Ala Amber Alert here in the US. It would be a bit expensive but […]


2012: An Awakening

The year 2012 is predicted to be one of great change in cultures spanning the globe. A 26,000 year alignment will occur on the 21 December 2012, will it be the end of the world or the end of time as we know it? This documentary interviews specialists in various aspects of their professions explaining the Climate changes, global rise in consciousness and the scientists explain changes happening to our planet and in our Universe. Explore the mystery of the 2012 prophecy in a whole new light. This film goes deeper than the vague predictions made by ancient prophets and […]


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 […]


Ministry Of Health's New Rides

7NewsBelize Wed, January 18, 2012 The ministry of health this morning displayed six new vehicles that they have acquired either through purchasing, grant funds or program spending. The display was held at the Belmopan hospital and CEO in the ministry of Health Peter Allen explained how each was acquired and will be used: Dr. Peter Allen – CEO, Ministry of Health “The Ministry has been concerned that we need to maintain our fleet of vehicles, especially for emergency services and then for outreach. And it is difficult for our Regional Management Teams to maintain vehicles with all the work that […]