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Belmopan, Belize, October 29, 2008 (National Emergency Management Organisation) - BELIZE RURAL: The Belize Rural District Emergency Coordinator reports that flood waters continue to rise rapidly in the Belize River Valley Area. Not only are the people in the BELRIV area feeling the effects of the flooding, but the livestock population as well. Today members of the Emergency Committee and volunteers continue to transfer herds of cattle from May Pen Village to Grace Bank. The Burrell Boom road leading from the Northern Highway remains closed to vehicular traffic. Burrell Boom can be accessed only through the Hattieville area.

The Valley, Anguilla, September 16, 2008 ( Government of Anguilla) - Early this morning the Royal Anguilla Police Force responded to a report of the strong smell of gasoline in the little Harbour area. After investigation, it was found that vandalism had occurred at Sol and Delta Petroleum.

On a site visit today the Department of Disaster Management with the Chief Ministers Office, Departments of Environment, Fisheries, Environmental Health, Angelic and additional Fire Administration officials met with representatives of both companies and toured the damage.

Tortola, British Virgin Islands, August 29, 2008, (DDM) - On July 28th 2008, the Department of Disaster Management opened their doors to 9 children who would participate in their first ever Summer Exploration Programme. The programme was tailored for children between the ages of 12 and 16 in an effort to further educate them in the concepts of Disaster Management. According to Director of DDM Ms. Sharleen DaBreo, “when we conduct school campaigns we usually target primary school aged children. This Summer Programme and the Geological Hazards Handbook for Secondary Schools, which is scheduled to be completed this year, are two efforts to reach pre-teens and teenagers.”

Tortola, British Virgin Islands, August 27, 2008, (DDM) - The Operations Group of the National Emergency Operations Center took part in a table top exercise yesterday at DDM’s Conference Room to test the revisions made to the National Disaster Management Plan. The Operations Group is comprised of members of the Public Works Department, Ministry of Health, BVI Health Authority, BVI Electricity Department, BVI Red Cross, Water and Sewerage Department, Royal Virgin Islands Police Force, Fire and Rescue Service and the DDM. The responsibility of the Operations Group is to oversee national efforts undertaken by responders immediately following a hazard impact. This is done through the coordination of efforts to save lives, protect property and stabilize the incident.

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