Information Officers Receive Crisis Communication Training

Friday, 2 August 2019 - 5:03pm

Information Officers from throughout the Public Service met at the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) for the past two days to undergo training in Crisis Communication.

Department Of Information Receives VHF Radio In Case Of Emergency

Friday, 2 August 2019 - 2:25pm

Chief Information Officer, Ms. Desiree Smith is photographed as she was presented a VHF radio from Emergency Communications Manager at the Department of Disaster Management, Mr. Jasen Penn.

First Responders Complete VHF Radio Course

Friday, 2 August 2019 - 11:25am

Eighteen persons have now completed the first in a series of VHF Radio Courses planned for 2019.

HAM Operators Receive Equipment To Boost Their System

Friday, 2 August 2019 - 9:18am

The BVI Amateur Radio League recently received new radio equipment to boost its operations and the service it provides to the Territory in the event of an emergency.

Sea Cows Bay Residents Discuss Drainage Solutions

Thursday, 1 August 2019 - 3:42pm

Land owners with property along the Nibbs Ghut in Sea Cows Bay have been holding discussions on the installation of sedimentation traps along the ghut to reduce the extent of the flooding that affects the community.

Disaster Preparedness Network Now Fully Operational

Tuesday, 30 July 2019 - 3:13pm

The Virgin Islands VHF Emergency Network is being strengthened with improved transmission capabilities and 75 new VHF handsets ahead of the height of the Atlantic Hurricane Season.

First Responders Complete Drone Training

Friday, 19 July 2019 - 5:01pm

Officers from the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force, BVI Fire and Rescue Services and other critical departments completed the DARTdrones’ Basic Flight Training for Disaster Response course today.

72 BVI Teens Become Community Emergency Responders

Thursday, 18 July 2019 - 3:12pm

The first person on the scene can make all the difference in the world in an emergency. Having completed an intensive three-day Teen CERT course, 72 Virgin Islands students aged 12 to 18 are ready to step in and assist.

“Near Average” Hurricane Season Expected - Residents Urged To Be Ready

Thursday, 11 July 2019 - 5:14pm

Colorado State University’s Department of Atmospheric Science has maintained the previous prediction that the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season will see activity levels close to the 1981 to 2010 average.

Sister Islands Community Preparedness Meeting Schedule

Thursday, 27 June 2019 - 4:02pm

Residents of Anegada, Virgin Gorda and Jost Van Dyke are invited to attend community preparedness meetings with His Excellency the Governor Augustus J.U. Jaspert and officers from the Department of Disaster Management (DDM).

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