BVI Represented At International Hurricane Conference

Wednesday, 24 April 2019 - 12:21pm

A delegation from the Virgin Islands is sharing the Territory's compelling post-hurricane recovery story at the National Hurricane Conference (NHC) this week in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Penn Remains Vice Chair Of Tsunami And Coastal Hazards Group

Tuesday, 16 April 2019 - 5:16pm

Emergency Communications Manager at the Department of Disaster Management (DDM), Mr. Jasen Penn has been reelected to serve as Vice Chairman of the Intergovernmental Coordination Group for the Tsunami and other Coastal Hazards Warning System for the Caribbean and Adjacent Regions (ICG/CARIBE EWS).

Completed Long Trench Community Centre To Be Used As Model

Friday, 12 April 2019 - 2:11pm

The recently completed Community Centre and Emergency Shelter at Long Trench is expected to serve as a model for what needs to be done at other centres across the Territory.

Persons To Receive Payment From Disaster Fund

Thursday, 11 April 2019 - 5:07pm

A total of 86 of the 253 claims for compensation received by the Department of Disaster Management as a result of impacts from the floods of 2017 has been approved.

Government Invests In Territory-Wide Early Warning Systems

Friday, 5 April 2019 - 2:26pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands will be financing the re-establishment and upgrade of a Territory-wide Multi Hazard Early Warning System to the tune of $1.5 million dollars.

Remain In A State Of Readiness This Hurricane Season

Thursday, 4 April 2019 - 5:27pm

Residents, visitors and the public are urged to remain in a state of readiness as the 2019 Hurricane Season approaches.

Readiness Plan For Territory Now In Place

Tuesday, 2 April 2019 - 5:04pm

he Readiness Plan for the Virgin Islands is now in place, and efforts are being made to ensure that it is fully implemented ahead of the hurricane season.

BVI To Get An Improved VHF Radio Communications System

Thursday, 28 March 2019 - 1:57pm

The Territory is expected to have an improved VHF radio communications system that meets its daily operational needs following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) by His Excellency the Governor, August J. U. Jaspert on behalf of the UK Government and the Chair of the Board of the Virgin Islands Recovery and Development Agency (RDA), Dr. Robert Mathavious.

Progress Made With Territorial Transportation Policy And Plan

Wednesday, 27 March 2019 - 2:08pm

Discussions are underway for the development of a Territorial Transportation Policy and Emergency Response Plan.

New National Emergency Alert Network Tested For Caribe Wave 19

Wednesday, 20 March 2019 - 5:10pm

The Territory’s newly re-installed and upgraded National Emergency Broadcasting and Alert Network was activated in the just concluded annual earthquake and tsunami response exercise, Caribe Wave.

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