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Belize Situation Report - 19 August

  • PAHO/WHO and the UN Country Team are on standby until they receive the “all clear” from the National Emergency Management Office. Preparations were being made for a potential relocation of offices, pending a decision on Monday morning.
  • PAHO/WHO will be coordinate the arrival of the OCHA Team on Monday, August 20, if it is necessary to mobilize one.
  • In planning for a worst-case scenario, evacuation of the Cays in Belize has already begun. The government has called for putting all emergency into operation by Monday evening.
  • In coordination with the Ministry of Health, the PAHO/WHO country office will remain on stand by tracking the path of the hurricane during Sunday.
  • PAHO/WHO Regional Health Response Team is on stand by and ready to arrive in Belize if so requested by the Ministry of Health.

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