Emergency management

Belize – Hurricane Warning Flags

Preliminary: First phase. May threaten within 72 hrs. red flag Red 1 – Watch: Second phase. May threaten within 36 hrs. red flag with black dot in center Red II – Warning: Third phase. Likely to strike within 24 hrs. two red flags with black disks above each other All Clear: Fourth Phase. Hurricane has passed. green flag Belize’s NEMO (National Emergency Management Organization) Mission Statement from its website: NEMO in cooperation with the respective Emergency Management Committees, and all Public and Private agencies, is established to preserve life and property throughout the country of Belize in the event 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 […]

Flood testing .. Interesting

Reading Belize news I came across an article on the 7 news site that made me wonder what is happening in Belize and what is wrong with the responsible parties and the media. It strikes me very strange that a test as huge as this is going to be launched with little details regarding what checks are in place should something go wrong, how much of a flood will be caused, what liability plans have been put in place in the event that something goes wrong and I hope that it does not.Reading Belize news I came across an article […]