Annual tropical cyclone and disaster preparedness virtual seminar


The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD), in coordination with the National Weather Service (NWS) Guam Weather Forecast Office, will host a two-hour Tropical Cyclone and Disaster Preparedness Virtual Seminar from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., Thursday, June 3, 2021.

The objective of the seminar is to familiarize decision-makers with the natural hazards that threaten Guam, the behavior of those hazards, emergency information and instructions issued by the NWS and its associates, and how to make critical decisions based on emergency information provided.

The virtual seminar examines current knowledge; and tropical cyclone characteristics, behavior, and hazards. Participants will learn causes for the weather around Guam, the island’s risk and vulnerability to typhoons, earthquakes, and tsunamis, and other topics concerning disaster preparedness.

Attendees for the seminar include Government of Guam agencies, military, federal partners, private, and non-profit organizations that play an active role in GHS/OCD’s Emergency Operations Center.

To register, visit For registration details, contact GHS/OCD Typhoon Program Manager, Maria Romulo at (671) 483-0395 or via email at

(GHS/OCD Release)