Glenroy Toussaint, Chairman of the Shelters Committee has said as of today, Wednesday 12 September 2018 there are one hundred and eight hurricane shelters available across the island.
This is inclusive of known hurricane shelters and private homes. Mr. Toussaint, who was speaking at a press briefing on Wednesday 12 September, 2018 advised those who will be utilizing these shelters to bring along essential supplies like water and food for at least two days.
He also said that strict rules will apply at these shelters to include no pets, no alcohol, no weapons (guns, knives, scissors, machetes, cutlasses) and “absolutely no smoking”, noise levels will need to be low as possible.
Mr. Toussaint he said right now persons need to be each other’s keeper.
The full list of shelters can be found here.