• Hurricane Earl 2016

    Hurricane which hit on the 3rd August 2016 hit as a Hurricane 1 storm with winds of 80mph. Storm surge of up to 9 feet reported. No recorded deaths. Structural damage to businesses, government and private buildings and homes occurred. As a result of the storm there were fallen trees, electrical wires,Many roads and streets were blocked in San Pedro, Caye Caulker, Belize City, River Valley, Orange Walk and Belmopan. and Roofing and broken lumber, splinters and nails were strewn all over the affected cities. Flash flooding occurred in some communities along the Macal and Mopan rivers.

  • Hurricane Richard 2010

    Storm had sustained winds of 90 mph. 890 houses experienced damage, 60 % of this was in Belize City. Several of the homes impacted in Belize City and Dangriga Town are as a result of Storm Surge and resulting pooling from lack of retaining seawall structures and from poor improper drainage. Strong winds affected Belmopan and its surroundings. It is estimated that 15-20 % of homes in the Salvapan/Sand Martin/Maya Mopan/ Las Flores areas have suffered level 3 and 4 damages. Most damaged structures in San Martin required reconstruction

  • Tropical Storm Arthur 2008

    This storm moved across Belize at 7 miles per hour with wings of 40 mph extending 230 miles from the center. Rainfall measured up to 15 inches over a 3 day period. Mud slides and life-threatening floods affected Southern Belize and Stann Creek districts the most. 29 villages were impacted. Communities worst hit included Mullins River, Gales Point Manatee, Hope Creek, Sittee River and Hopkins. Five deaths occurred. And approximately 1,023 families were directly or indirectly affected by the floods.

  • Hurricane Dean 2007

    Made Landfall as a Category 5 hurricane. The districts of Corozal and Orange Walk were affected most. Corozal and Orange Walk at the time combined contained 41 % of the country’s poor and 9 % of the Country’s indigenous population. The Belize District, Ambergris Caye and Caye Caulker was also significantly affected. Some 6, 140 people were severely affected of the 311, 480 in the country – this is 2 % of the population. A total of 37, 703 lost their livelihoods in Agriculture and Tourism as a result of the storm.