Governor Lou Leon Guerrero and Capt. Hans Sholley, Chief of Staff, Joint Region Marianas, have placed Guam and the respective military bases in Condition of Readiness (COR) 4 as of 10 a.m. COR 4 means damaging winds are no longer expected for the Marianas.
The worst conditions from Super Typhoon Hagibis persisted from Monday around midnight, until early Tuesday morning, with damaging winds of 39 mph or more.
Emergency Shelters Closed
Three emergency shelters; Machananao Elementary School, B.P. Carbullido Elementary School and Inarajan Middle School, have closed upon the declaration of COR 4. A total of 140 residents utilized the emergency shelters throughout the duration of the storm and will return to their residences.
Government of Guam
All Government of Guam agencies will resume normal operations at 10 a.m. today. Guam Department of Education (GDOE) schools will remain closed. School Administrators and staff will begin conducting damage assessments. An announcement regarding the GDOE school schedule will be made later this afternoon.
The Guam Regional Medical City will resume regular operations and visiting hours upon declaration of COR 4. . GRMC's Emergency Department remains open. Clinic appointments for 1pm onward will proceed as scheduled. Patients will be contacted for rescheduling of appointments canceled due to Super Typhoon Hagabis.
Chief Judge Frances Tydingco-Gatewood has ordered that the District Court of Guam be closed until noon. Court employees are to report to work at noon unless ordered to do otherwise. All hearings scheduled for Tuesday morning will be rescheduled.
The Administrator of the Courts has ordered the Guam Judicial Center and the Northern Court Satellite to re-open today for regular government business at 1 p.m. Court management and designated staff continue to conduct damage assessments to court facilities in Hagåtña and Dededo.
There was no reported damage to Judiciary facilities from the passage of Typhoon Hagibis through our area of the Mariana Islands. All Judiciary employees have been directed to report to work at 12:00pm. The process to reschedule all hearings, jury trials, and jury selection proceedings will be prioritized by the Superior Court of Guam Clerk of Court, in consultation with judicial officers. Jurors are advised to check the Judiciary of Guam's jury recording system after 5:00pm on Tuesday for their next jury instructions
The Guam Power Authority (GPA) worked throughout the storm and did not cease response operations unless it was unsafe. Line crews continue to work in the following areas:
Customers can report hazards that need to be addressed or a power outage by calling GPA's 24-Hour Trouble Dispatch Desk at (671) 475-1472/3/4, or via direct message on GPA’s Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/GuamPowerAuthority/.
The Emergency Operations Center (EOC) was was able to provide multi-agency response and coordination between GovGuam, military, federal, private, and non-profit organizations before, during and after Hagibis’ passage. The EOC and the Joint Information Center work toward deactivation now that Guam is in COR 4.
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