Weather & Natural Disasters

Belize Red Cross Builds Capacity

The Belize Red Cross is holding a four-day workshop to improve its disaster management and
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Belize’s Foreign Ministry receives hurricane relief from Lithuania and Panama

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Immigration continues to engage with its bilateral
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ITVET Gets Donation from Ministry of Sustainable Development, Climate Change

Earlier this week, Minister of Sustainable Development, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management, Orlando Habet,
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Sustainable Development Minister says NEMO needs additional strengthening

Minister Cervantes will focus on the National Fire Service, the Solid Waste Management Authority, and
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Hurricane Lisa caused over thirty million dollars in damage

Thirty million dollars: that’s how much the Belize City Council says it will need to
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Post-Hurricane Lisa damage assessment to be finalised soon

Principal Hydrologist, Tennielle Hendy is the deputy chair of NEMO’s damage analysis sub-committee. She told
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Senate examines fresh budgetary supplementary Bill

Senators debated the General Revenue Supplementary Appropriation Bill Number 4 Bill. It was tabled in
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Schools continue to recover post-Hurricane Lisa

Another challenge facing the school system at this time is the recovery efforts following Hurricane
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Will a chill in the air come for the Christmas

December is usually associated with the Christmas ham, turkey, spirits, and good family fun. Couple
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MLA/TAA Spokesperson Says GOB Should Stay Away from Fossil Fuel

The MLA and TAA aren’t the only groups battling against the exploitation of the country’s
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Hurricane Season ends, restoration work continues after Lisa

The restoration and recovery continue after Hurricane Lisa battered Belize City four weeks ago. The
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The Supreme Court’s Collapsed Ceiling Also Caused by a Lack

The Ministry of Infrastructure Development is also tackling the restoration of the Supreme Court building
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The Court’s Ceilings Came Crashing Down

Urgent repairs – at least for the short-term – are necessary after a part of
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The Magistrate Court Is In Bad Shape

As we mentioned, last week Cabinet approved a supplementary appropriations bill to allocate funds to
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Chetumal Chamber of Commerce lends a helping hand to Belize

Meanwhile, the people of Mexico are also providing a helping hand to Belize as the
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JICA donates disaster relief supplies to NEMO

The National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) is now better able to support persons affected by
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NEMO re-strategizing its efforts to assist victims of Hurricane Lisa

The National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) is re-strategizing its efforts to provide disaster relief to
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Was the public consultation for the Angelfish development project rushed?

The Department of the Environment recently held a public consultation for the Angelfish development project
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Ministry of Economic Development inks MOU with the Met Service

The Ministry of Economic Development, through the Resilient Rural Belize (RRB) Program, signed a memorandum
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Belizeans’ Mental Health Crumbling Under the Impacts of Lisa

Coping with mental challenges in and of itself is hard and for many people who
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Corozal Town Councilors Come to Clean Belize City

Representatives of the Corozal Town Council were in Belize City over the weekend distributing pantry
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NEMO’s damage assessment subcommittee still in the field

Last evening, we reported that NEMO’s initial assessment of the damage left in the wake
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Belize receives support from the IDB, CDB, and CABEI

In the wake of Hurricane Lisa’s devastation, the Government of Belize is receiving hundreds of
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The US Government donates $90,000 to residents impacted by Hurricane

The US Government has provided ninety-seven thousand US dollars worth of essential items to the
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The Japanese provides assistance to families in the wake of

The efforts to help Belize recover following Hurricane Lisa’s passage have continued to take shape.
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Belize’s GDP will be impacted by Hurricane Lisa says CEO

Hurricane Lisa has not only caused severe damage to the country’s infrastructure but to Belize’s
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CEO of Economic Development shares his thoughts on COP 27

A small delegation of Belizeans is in Egypt for COP 27. The country is hoping
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Ladyville Residents Receive Pantry Bags from ADRA

Over two hundred Ladyville residents received assistance today from the Adventist Development and Relief Agency
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COP 27 Update: Loss and Damage on the Agenda!

COP 27 is underway in Egypt. A Belize delegation is currently there with the hopes
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Climate Experts Observing US Midterms Election Results

And because the US is a big polluter country, Climate Change experts in the region
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Hurricane Lisa’s hefty price tag

Millions of dollars are required to get the country on the road to recovery in
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LOO speaks on the UDP’s efforts to assist persons affected

In the wake of Hurricane Lisa, numerous organizations have mobilized to assist residents affected by
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Good Samaritans are working to rebuild the “Word of Faith

 The Pentecostal Assemblies of the World (PAW) is working with residents of Hattieville Village to
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Corozal residents donate to persons in Belize City affected by

Today, the residents of Corozal Town donated over eight thousand dollars’ worth of groceries to
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Cane Farmers Clean Up Belize City

The clean-up efforts continue in Belize City. Several members of the public and private sectors
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Over twenty million dollars will be needed to cover Hurricane

An estimated twenty-one million dollars- that’s how much the Belize City Council says will be
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Tons of garbage left behind by Hurricane Lisa collected and

And tonight, five days after Hurricane Lisa’s devastation, the effects are still very visible across
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Coast Guard Officers Assist in Restoring Belize City

The Belize Coast Guard continues to play a crucial part in the rebuilding and restoration
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GEM Donates to Belize City Residents

Over the weekend representatives of Global Empowerment Mission (GEM) were in Belize visiting affected areas.
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AyinHa Farms donates to the CITCO clean-up crew

Today, AyinHa Farms and Brain Freeze Margaritas Bar provided lunch to eighty persons who were
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Grigalizeans come together to help the Old Capital

As Belize City continues on the road to recovery after Hurricane Lisa, the spirit of
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Primary School In Belmopan Sustains Damages from Lisa

Our Lady of Guadalupe Primary School in Belmopan received a beating from Lisa during last
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Mayor Wagner speaks on Hurricane Lisa’s lessons

Hurricane Lisa’s rampage of the Belize District has undoubtedly left a mark on many residents.
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Belize participates at COP27; Caribbean gov’ts call for swift and

Belize is among several countries participating in the 27th Session of the Conference of the
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Belize Continues to Rebound After Being Devastated by Lisa

The Government of Belize is in “relief mode” as area representatives continue to assist their
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PM John Briceno Tours Affected Areas

And on Saturday, Love News spoke with PM John Briceno as he toured affected areas
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BNTU Pres says they did not agree to quick return

The Ministry of Education said over the weekend that classes should resume today – that
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Methodist Schools working on getting all its students back in

Schools in both the primary and secondary levels were affected by Hurricane Lisa. The efforts
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Secondary Schools also picking up the pieces post-Lisa

Work has already begun at several high schools across the city as they too recover
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BEL Looking to Wrap Up Post-Hurricane Power Restoration

As we mentioned, BEL’s teams continue to work in several areas of the Cayo and
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Sister Cecelia Home for the Elderly Receive Donation from BWS

The roof that was blown off at Sister Cecelia’s Home for the Elderly has been
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Community Leaders from Around the Country Assist in Belize City

A massive cleanup campaign in Belize City post-Hurricane Lisa took place over the weekend. On
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Hurricane Lisa Damages Sports Facilities in Belize City

As you saw, Rodwell Ferguson was also on the streets of Belize City assisting in
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Cayo North Constituents Experience Crop Damage During Hurricane Lisa

While Hurricane Lisa devastated much of Belize City and some areas of rural Belize, the
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Belize’s Allies Offer Financial Assistance

After receiving the initial situation assessment report from NEMO’s Foreign Assistance Committee led by the
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Police Officers Affected by Hurricane Lisa

One of the first responders to be on the ground post-Hurricane Lisa was the police.
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Persons Arrested during curfew hours

As for the curfew which was put in place following the All-clear, Police Commissioner Chester
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Zinc Hunters in Belize City

One of the things that Hurricane Lisa revealed is that there are “zinc hunters” in
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Over 600 families assisted by the Belize Red Cross

Over six hundred families affected by Hurricane Lisa have received assistance from the Belize Red
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Taiwan injects momentum into the global transition to net-zero emissions

Chang Tzi-chin Minister of the Environmental Protection Administration Republic of China (Taiwan) November 2022 The
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List of Public Officers in Belize City to call of

List of Public Officers in Belize City to call of duty for Hurricane Lisa Jahmel
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FLOOD Bulletin No 3

The National Hydrological Service hereby updates the public on river conditions in the country and
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CEMO Notice – ALL CLEAR status Activated

Personnel from NEMO and CEMO are currently conducting assessments to quantify the magnitude of damage
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BEL Power System Update – 11:30am Nov 3 2022

Belize Electricity Limited Teams have commenced restoration of power supply to affected customers, and are
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There is NO all clear given

There is NO all clear given as yet. Do not listen to rumors. Stay tuned
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Hurricane Lisa Update Thursday, November 3rd 2022:

Only outer rain bands remain over Belize from Lisa as Lisa continues to move westward
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BEL Power System Update – 6:00am Nov 3 2022

Belize Electricity Limited joins the rest of the country in our recovery from the damages
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Tropical Storm Lisa Moves West of Belize

At 12:00 am local time, Tropical Storm Lisa was near latitude 17.6N, longitude 89.6W or
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BWS notifies Water Interruptions During Storm

BWS notifies customers that due to the effects of Hurricane Lisa, there will be water
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BEL Power System Update – 3:30pm Nov 2 2022

BEL thanks the public for reporting any electrical and safety hazards they may be witnessing.
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BEL Power System Update – 1:30pm Nov 2 2022:

BEL Power System Update – 1:30pm Nov 2 2022: Some areas in Belize City, rural
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National Emergency Management Organization Advisory No. 5

ADVISORY NO. 5 – HURRICANE LISA As at 12:30 PM, WEDNESDAY, 2nd NOVEMBER 2022 The
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Ministry Monitoring Canal Capacity

Kindly be advise that the Ministry has its team monitoring the canal capacity and we
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PM John Briceno Declares State of Emergency

Prime Minister issued an audio message, explaining that he has spoken to the Attorney General
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HURRICANE LISA ADVISORY NO. 4

As at 7:30 AM, WEDNESDAY, 2nd NOVEMBER 2022 The National Meteorological Service of Belize (NMS)
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NEMO Toledo Public Advisory #2 – Hurricane Warning

TROPICAL STORM ADVISORY – Toledo District DATE: Tuesday, November 1, 2022         
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Safety Measures Advisory for Farmers Before Passage of Hurricane Lisa

Press Release   Safety Measures Advisory for Farmers Before Passage of Hurricane Lisa  November 1st,
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Belize Issues Hurricane Warning (RED – II)

PRESS RELEASE Belize Issues Hurricane WarningBelmopan, 1st November 2022. 12:30 p.m. Effective midday, today, 1st
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Flood Bulletin No 2 November 1, 2022

FLOOD BULLETIN No 2November 1, 2022 at12 pm The National Hydrological Service hereby updates the
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Tropical Storm Lisa to strengthen; hurricane force winds expected by

Tonight all eyes are on Tropical Storm Lisa. On the 61st anniversary of Hurricane Hattie,
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Operation Fast Ball In Effect

The Minister of National Defence and Border Security has activated Operation Fast Ball. This means
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CEMO Prepares to Activate Hurricane Shelters

The City Emergency Management Organization (CEMO) is currently making preparations to open hurricane shelters across
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CEMO Outlines Evacuation Routes

CEMO Liaison Officer, Melony Dawson also says that part of CEMO’s hurricane preparedness plan is
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The Bureau of Standards warns against price gouging

Tonight, the Belize Bureau of Standards (BBS) is warning the business community about price gouging.
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The police are preparing for Tropical Storm Lisa’s arrival

The Belize Police Department is also gearing up for the arrival of Tropical Storm Lisa.
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Tourism stakeholders brace for Tropical Storm Lisa

The Ministry of Tourism is also meeting with stakeholders to discuss possible steps that would
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Animal Shelter Gives Advice on Ensuring Pet Safety Before the

Although hurricane shelters will be open to the public, unfortunately, there is a strict ‘no
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CARICOM Ministers are preparing for COP27

Countries in the Caribbean Community are preparing for the upcoming COP27 which will be held
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Hurricane Watch declared for entire coast of Belize

BELMOPAN — Effective midday, today, 31st October 2022, the Prime Minister of Belize, in his
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#WEATHERUPDATE: Tropical Storm Lisa Forms

Here’s a look at the Four Day Forecast for November 01, 2022 to November 04,
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National Meteorological Service of Belize closely monitoring Potential Tropical Cyclone

#WEATHERUPDATE: At 3pm (local time) Potential Tropical Cyclone #15 was located over the Central Caribbean
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Belize participates in 3-day exchange on universal health coverage in

Representatives of health sectors across the Caribbean, including Belize, are in St. Lucia participating in
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National Met Service Makes Notable Advancements Within Two Years

The National Meteorological Service has made significant advancements over the last two years. The Ministry
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Caribbean Public Health Agency Says the Solution to Climate Change

The Second Caribbean Congress on Adolescent and Youth Health which was being held in Kingston,
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Belize at COP 27

And one of the upcoming global events that Belize will not send a huge delegation
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