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NMI government announces distribution of relief supplies

(CNMI Joint Information Center) — The Commonwealth government will be staging its final round of Super Typhoon Yutu relief goods and supplies distribution, Friday, Jan. 18 and Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019 at the Garapan Fishing Base starting both days from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or until supplies last.

The relief items include:

  • • 2-gallon refillable water containers
  • • Infant/toddler kits (includes diapers, baby wipes)
  • • Geriatric cots (requires proper identification such as a doctor’s note or AFN placard card in order to receive)
  • • Kitchenware sets (includes cooking pots and pans)
  • • Wag bags (for those situated in tents)
  • • Personal hygiene kits (hand sanitizers, mouthwash, soap, bath scrubs, lotions, toothbrushes, etc.)

The Lady Diann Torres Foundation will also be joining the CNMI government in distributing relief goods and supplies including clothing for various ages donated by residents in the U.S.

Supplies will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis and while supplies last.

Department of Public Safety officers will be onsite to regulate crowd and traffic control.

The CNMI government invites all residents who are in need of relief goods to visit the Garapan Fishing Base on Friday and Saturday to avail of the assistance and supplies being provided free of charge.

The CNMI Joint Information Center  urges the community to follow the following social media platforms to get the latest weather updates and information:

The CNMI JIC also encourages residents to download HSEM’s readyCNMI App available for free in the Apple iStore or Google PlayStore to receive the latest weather updates and notifications.

For more information, contact Nadine Deleon Guerrero, HSEM external affairs officer, at