Information Officer

Role Summary

The successful applicant will be responsible for developing Public Relations Campaigns, writing press releases, conducting radio interviews, producing television programmes, developing and managing social media presence and other related functions to increase public awareness of disaster threats and the measures that should be adopted to cope with them.

Main Responsibilities

Emergency Communications Officer

Role Summary

The successful applicant will perform duties under the direction of the Emergency Communications Manager including installation, upgrade and maintenance of all early warning, meteorology, broadcast, seismic and network and communications systems to ensure the effectiveness and efficiency of equipment, systems and users.

Main Responsibilities

Irma Approaches The BVI

Wednesday, 6 September 2017 - 12:05am

At 11:00 p.m. the eye of Hurricane Irma was located near latitude 17.4 North, longitude 61.1 West. Irma has now taken a west-northwest track near 15 mph, and this motion is expected to continue for the next couple of days.

Emergency Arrangements For Anegada

Monday, 4 September 2017 - 5:53pm

As you are aware, Irma is predicted to impact the Territory as a Category 4 hurricane on Wednesday afternoon into the evening as the system moves across the BVI.

Activation Of National Emergency Operations Centre

Monday, 4 September 2017 - 4:50pm

His Excellency the Governor Augustus Jaspert in consultation with Premier, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE and the Director of the Department of Disaster Management has activated the National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC).

Put Precautionary Measures In Place To Secure Property

Friday, 1 September 2017 - 12:30pm

Residents including boat owners, fishermen, and farmers are asked to put precautionary measures in place to protect and secure property due to the possible threat hurricane Irma now poses to the Virgin Islands.

Recovery Task Force Meets With Insurance Providers

Monday, 28 August 2017 - 12:26pm

Members of the Recovery Task Force met with representatives from insurance companies and agents operating in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) to discuss insurance coverage related to the flood event of August 7-8, 2017.

Flood Affected Families Continue To Receive Assistance

Wednesday, 23 August 2017 - 1:10pm

Families affected by the August 7 tropical wave continue to receive assistance from the government, private sector and non-governmental organisations.

Fecha De Vencimientode Reclamos De Recuperación

Wednesday, 23 August 2017 - 12:53pm

Personas que han perdido propiedades personales durante el paso de la onda tropical del 7 de Agosto, tienen hasta el Viernes, Agosto 25, 2017 para registrar sus reclamos.

Como Registrar Sus Reclamos

Wednesday, 23 August 2017 - 12:15pm

Personas que hayan perdido propiedad personal durante el paso de la onda tropical que ocurrió el 7 de Agosto pueden registrar sus reclamos de artículos esenciales al Departamento de Manejo de Desastres.