November 4, 2022

Prime Minister declares Belize District as “disaster area,” establishes curfew

Statutory Instrument 142 of 2022 establishes a Declaration of Disaster Area in the Belize District due to Hurricane Lisa, in which it is determined that there [...]
November 4, 2022

Opposition Leader gives thanks after Hurricane Lisa

“Thank the good Lord all of you are alive and safe. We can replace our material things but we cannot replace life. Let us continue to [...]
November 2, 2022

Albert’s Tracey Taegar-Panton calls for Belizeans to “work together” in Lisa aftermath

"Rebuilding and restoring will not be easy but if we work together with the relevant Government Agencies; if we work with the competent authorities; and, if [...]
November 2, 2022

BREAKING: NEMO Coordinator says he awaits all clear on Hurricane Lisa, acknowledges scale of devastation

However, he emphasized that Prime Minister John Briceno as chair of NEMO must first be satisfied that all routes are sufficiently clear and no public emergency [...]
November 2, 2022

Governor-General issues proclamation for State of Emergency in Belize and Stann Creek Districts

The proclamation is made by authority of the Constitution, sections 18 (2) to (5), which declares that the Governor-General has been satisfied that a public emergency [...]
October 31, 2022

Met Service: Tropical Storm Lisa, the fourth November storm for Belize, is currently disorganized but expected to strengthen before landfall

Today, October 31, is of course the 61st anniversary of the landfall of Hurricane Hattie in Belize City, but Chief Meteorologist Ronald Gordon informed a press [...]
October 30, 2022

National Emergency Management Organization activates due to coming weather system

The United States National Hurricane Center (NHC) issued a report earlier today, stating that an area of low pressure moving across the Caribbean Sea which is [...]
October 13, 2022

Contingency Fund put into action for flood relief

Cabinet received a preliminary damage report from the Minister of Sustainable Development, Climate Change & Disaster Risk Management, Orlando Habet, on the flooding resulting from the [...]