An infographic showing the distribution and capacity of first opening shelters in different municipalities of Quintana Roo, Mexico, with the total number of shelters and capacity highlighted at the bottom.

“Emergency Hurricane Shelters Ready in Quintana Roo”

With Hurricane Beryl approaching, 120 shelters have been set up in Quintana Roo, with the capacity to protect nearly 23,500 residents. These temporary shelters include 11 urban and nine rural facilities, spread across 11 municipalities, including Lázaro Cárdenas and Isla Mujeres.

According to the State Civil Protection Coordination, the majority of these shelters are located in Benito Juárez, home to 911,503 residents, nearly half of the state's total population.

In total, 51 properties have been prepared as shelters. This includes 41 in Cancun and 10 in the town of Alfredo V. Bonfil, which is located seven kilometers from the urban area. These shelters can accommodate up to 12,830 people.

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