The Department of Disaster Management provides for the coordination and integration of comprehensive disaster management into sustainable development policies, planning and programming with a special emphasis on disaster prevention, mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery. This is achieved through the Disaster Management Policy, 2003; Disaster Management Act, 2003: a five year Comprehensive Disaster Management Stragegy and Programming Framework and the Natiional Disaster Management Plan under the direction of National Disaster Management Council.

Mission

To protect lives and maintain a resilient, sustainable economy and society by forstering comprehensive disaster management and climate change adaptation as a way of life.

Vision

Working toward resilience and safeguading life, livelihoods and the sustainable development of the Virgin Islands.

Department Contact Information

To make contact with Department of Disaster Management, see below for contact information:

Department of Disaster Preparedness

#3 Wailing Road,
Road Town, Tortola,
British Virgin Islands.
VG1110

Website: www.bviddm.com

Business Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Email Address: ddm@gov.vg

Tel: (284)468-4200
Fax: (284)494-2024

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