BVI To Participate In Annual Tsunami Exercise On March 14

Thursday, 14 February 2019 - 8:24am

Businesses and residents are encouraged to test their tsunami response plans in the regional simulation exercise on March 14.

After Action Report Findings Ready For Cabinet Review

Friday, 8 February 2019 - 6:40pm

The After Action Report on the performance of the National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC) in response to the impact from hurricanes Irma and Maria in September 2017 is ready for review by Cabinet. 

Contract Signed For Consultancy Of Disaster Management Equipment

Wednesday, 19 December 2018 - 1:06pm

Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE signed a contract for individual consultant services with Mr. Ronnie Lettsome for the contract administration and construction supervision for the restoration of the Department of Disaster Management’s Early Warning System.

DDM Staff Awarded With International Certification

Wednesday, 19 December 2018 - 12:35pm

Members of staff at the Department of Disaster Management have been approved by the Certification Commission of the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) to receive Emergency Manager Credentials.   

Designs For New Operation Centre Now Complete

Monday, 17 December 2018 - 1:20pm

Designs for the new National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC) are now complete and are with the Building Authority for the final step of approvals.

Hydrology And Flood Reduction Workshop On Monday Dec. 10

Friday, 7 December 2018 - 4:20pm

Architects, Project Managers and Developers are invited to the Hydrology and Flood risk Reduction Study workshop on Monday, December 10 at the Department of Disaster Management conference room from 5:30 pm. to 7:30 p.m.    

Message By Honourable Marlon Penn - Volunteers Build Resilient Communities

Wednesday, 5 December 2018 - 5:29pm

Residents of the Virgin Islands; International Volunteer Day (IVD) 2018 is being celebrated this year under the theme “Volunteers build Resilient Communities”. 

Satellite Emergency Relief Warehouses Being Established

Wednesday, 5 December 2018 - 5:14pm

Satellite warehouses are being established in key locations throughout the Territory as the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) continues to enhance community resilience.

Message By The Honourable Marlon Penn In Celebration Of International Volunteer Day

Wednesday, 5 December 2018 - 4:12pm

People of the Virgin Islands; International Volunteer Day (IVD) 2018 is being celebrated this year under the theme “Volunteers build Resilient Communities”.  Through this period of celebration we want to recognise our local volunteers or those who I would like to deem heroes who have contributed and continue to assist in making their communities more resilient against natural disasters.

BVI Pilots training For Ancillary Staff In Health Care Facilities

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 - 5:24pm

The BVI is being used as the testing ground for the first SMART standards initiative promoted by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).

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