Residents Urged To Minimise Flood Risk

Monday, 19 February 2018 - 4:29pm

The Ministry of Communications and Works and the Department of Disaster Management are working towards safeguarding the city against floods and continue to educate the public on minimizing its risk.

Early Preparations For 2018 Hurricane Season In Full Swing

Wednesday, 14 February 2018 - 12:59pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands has initiated a plan to prepare for what may be another active season, according to the preliminary predictions released in December 2017.

Engineers Examining Impact Of Hurricanes On The Territory

Thursday, 8 February 2018 - 3:59pm

The impact of Hurricanes Irma and Maria on the strong motion and seismic network throughout the BVI is being examined this week.

Flood-Resilient Smart Communities To Receive Financing

Tuesday, 6 February 2018 - 4:41pm

The Government of the British Virgin Islands has received financing from the Community Disaster Risk Reduction Fund towards the cost of implementing and establishing Flood-Resilient SMART Communities. 

Scientists Study The Impacts Of Irma On The Island Of Anegada

Friday, 26 January 2018 - 4:33pm

Researchers affiliated with the United States Geological Survey returned to Anegada this month to examine the environmental impacts of Hurricane Irma and to determine the connections to long-term storm and tsunami records.

Funding Approved To Re-Establish Early Warning System

Wednesday, 17 January 2018 - 12:53pm

The Cabinet of the Virgin Islands has approved the expenditure of $442,000 to allow for the release of immediate funds to re-establish the National Early Warning System.

Residents To Participate In Tsunami Exercise In March

Wednesday, 17 January 2018 - 12:12pm

The Territory’s residents will participate in the upcoming CARIBE WAVE 18 tsunami exercise scheduled to take place on March 15.

Processes Used To Distribute Relief Aid To Be Audited

Friday, 12 January 2018 - 1:20pm

The processes used to distribute aid to the affected communities throughout the Territory following the impacts of hurricanes Irma and Maria are to be audited.

Hurricane Season Officially Ends Residents Urged To Keep Guard Up

Thursday, 30 November 2017 - 3:13pm

Today, November 30 marks the end of what many will remember as the worst hurricane season ever!

Statement On Emergency Shelters

Wednesday, 29 November 2017 - 2:12pm

The Government of the British Virgin Islands was faced with accommodating close to 300 persons in emergency shelters following the devastation left as a result of the passage of Hurricane Irma, followed by the impact of Hurricane Maria two weeks later. 

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