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National Met Service Predicts Increased Moisture Tonight Amid Prolonged Dry

The National Met Service is calling for an increase in moisture tonight.  It is a
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Officials Assess Fire Damage in the South; Press Conference Highlights

As we await the rain, officials have been conducting regular assessments in the fire-affected areas,
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Health Officials Prepare for Water Contamination Risks Post-Wildfires

As the fires slowly subside and as the high temperatures are expected to be eased
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Emergency Preparedness in Question Amid Fire Response Shortcomings

Today’s press conference with the emergency players highlighted the level of preparedness that was displayed
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Wildfires Cause Economic Strain on Conservation Efforts in Western Belize

Finally, for this segment’s coverage of the fires, as the residents in the west and
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APAMO Calls for Moratorium on Slash-and-Burn Farming to Protect Ecosystems

The Protected Areas Management Organizations (APAMO) is calling for a moratorium on the burning of
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Southern and Western Fires Worsen Air Quality, Affecting Health in

The fires burning in the south and west are impacting both rural communities and those
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Minister Perez Highlights Extensive Damage from Wildfires in House Address

Minister Andre Perez, under his recently acquired portfolio of Disaster Risk Management, rose in the
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Wildfires Persist as Hurricane Season Approaches, Lightning Storms Add to

Amid the imminent hurricane season and the projected major storms, the wildfires rage on and
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Fortis Belize Hails Employees for Wildfire Containment Efforts

Fortis Belize Limited (FBL) is hailing its employees for their heroic efforts in containing a
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Community Action Highlighted As Important Tool For Fighting Wildfires

And while flames in the Mountain Pine Ridge have been brought under control, wildfires continue
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Wildfires Devastate Toledo District, Urgent Aid Needed

More monies and the livelihoods of many households are being lost as the wildfires continue
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Raging Wildfire Endangers San Antonio Village, Cayo: Residents Battle to

Over the weekend, huge flames threatened the livelihoods of dozens of residents in San Antonio
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Forest Fires blaze across Western and Southern Belize

Over the past week, residents, firefighters, soldiers, and government agencies have been working together to
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Minister Habet Stresses Climate Resilience Amid Wildfire Crisis

While the Forest Department was able to bring the fires out west under control, the
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Toledo Communities Battling Wildfires, Area Representative Oscar Requena Provides Update

As many can begin preparing for the upcoming hurricane season, residents in the south are
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Cayo District Reports Wildfires Amid Unusual Dry Season and Extreme

Wildfires have also been reported in portions of the Cayo District.  The destruction, however, has
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BNTU Urges Government Action as Wildfires Worsen Air Quality in

The Belize National Teachers Union (BNTU) is calling on the government to bring all hands
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NEMO Begins Damage Assessment in Toledo Following State of Emergency

While firefighting and search and rescue operations have been ongoing since Friday, by firefighters and
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