Governor Eddie Calvo Proclaims Tsunami Preparedness Week


Guam – Guam Tsunami Preparedness Week promotes safe practices and education about tsunamis, and their potential threats to coastal communities.


Throughout the week, Guam Homeland Security will be participating in community outreach activities throughout the island and it’s schools to educate the community about evacuation zones and safety procedures should a tsunami occur.

In addition to the proclamation signing, the Guam Homeland Security Office presented certificates to their “Partners in Preparedness”, individuals who have contributed their time and assistance in promoting tsunami disaster preparedness.The following were recognized as “Partners in Preparedness”:

Guam Visitor’s Bureau
Guam Hotel and Restaurant Association
Department of Public Works
Joint Region Marianas – Emergency Management Division
Weather Forecast Office – Guam
Mr. Chip Guard
Mayor’s Council of Guam
Ordot-Chalan Pago Mayor’s Office – Mayor Jesse Gogue
Mr. Ronald T. Laguana
Mr. Victor Torres
Ms. Maria KotterMair
Bureau of Statistics and Plans