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Quintana Roo is ready for the 2023 hurricane season

By Tribune Travel

June 29, 2023

For the hurricane season of 2023, an active tropical cyclone committee has been established in each of Quintana Roo’s 11 municipalities. There are 837 designated emergency shelters spread across the 11 municipalities.

The State Council for Civil Protection and the Specialized Operating Committee on Hydrometeorological Phenomena were set up to monitor weather patterns and disseminate official information because the hurricane season began on June 1 and will end on November 30.

In order to coordinate actions and offer civil protection services to the populace in case of hurricanes, electrical storms, floods, and other meteorological phenomena, these committees were established in the 11 municipalities of the state.

These committees are comprised of representatives from various governmental organizations, including Civil Protection personnel, educational institutions, civic organizations, and individuals who are interested in helping to protect their community.

The largest municipality in the state, Felipe Carrillo Puerto, has 16 urban and 262 rural shelters, while the island of Cozumel has 10 urban and 7 rural ones. Isla Mujeres has 5 urban and 7 rural shelters.

Civil Protection has approved 26 urban and 96 rural shelters in the municipality of Othón P. Blanco, 59 urban and 8 rural shelters in Benito Juárez (Cancun), and 12 urban and 69 rural shelters in José Mara Morelos.

There are four urban and forty rural shelters in the municipality of Lázaro Cárdenas, 41 urban and four rural shelters have been set aside in Solidaridad (Playa del Carmen), and 24 urban and 39 rural shelters are accessible in Tulum.

There are five urban and 87 rural emergency shelters in Bacalar, and 13 urban and 10 rural ones in Puerto Morelos.





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