Message by Premier Fahie - Hurricane Irma - COVID-19: Reflections and Projections

Saturday, 5 September 2020 - 5:01pm

Sunday, 6th September, 2020, will mark three years since our small, but beautiful islands and our people were struck by a catastrophic Category 5 Hurricane, Irma.

Message By Premier Andrew A Fahie On The Passage Of Tropical Storm Laura – Be Safe

Saturday, 22 August 2020 - 12:38pm

People of the Virgin Islands, good morning, and God’s blessings.

You would have seen the 11:00 a.m. update from the Department of Disaster Management, which stated that although showers and gusty winds continue around the Territory, the Tropical Storm Warning for the BVI has been lifted as Tropical Storm Laura moves away.

Message from Governor Augustus Jaspert on the Passage of Tropical Storm Laura

Saturday, 22 August 2020 - 9:19am

A pleasant good morning to all.

The centre of Tropical Storm Laura passed the Territory early this morning, and we can be grateful for the news that there are no reports of major damage.

Premier and Minister for Finance Andrew A. Fahie's Message on the Approach of Tropical Storm Laura

Friday, 21 August 2020 - 5:41pm

No doubt, many of you would have seen that earlier today, forecasters placed the Territory under Tropical Storm Warning as we await the imminent approach of Tropical Storm Laura.

Message From Governor Augustus Jaspert Regarding The Approach Of Tropical Storm Laura

Friday, 21 August 2020 - 5:17pm

By now, most of you have seen or heard reports of the latest system, Tropical Storm Laura, approaching the British Virgin Islands. 

Disaster Relief Exercise On Norman Island Labelled A Success

Thursday, 20 August 2020 - 5:03pm

The Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Relief (HADR) exercise conducted on Norman Island over the weekend has been called a success.

Message From Governor Augustus J.U. Jaspert On Tropcial Depression 13

Thursday, 20 August 2020 - 9:22am

For the last several days, many on these islands have followed the progress of tropical disturbances taking shape in the Atlantic. Government has remained vigilant, working with our partners at the Antigua and Barbuda Meteorological Service to track what we are now calling Tropical Depression 13, located less than 1,000 miles east-southeast of the Virgin Islands. 

Livestock Owners Urged To Create Or Review Disaster Plans

Wednesday, 19 August 2020 - 4:53pm

Owners of livestock, horses, poultry and rabbits are urged to create or review disaster plans for their animals in their continued preparations this hurricane season.

UK Task Group To Conduct Hurricane Response Exercise

Wednesday, 12 August 2020 - 12:43pm

United Kingdom (UK) ships RFA Argus and HMS Medway will be conducting a hurricane response exercise on Norman Island on Sunday 16 and Monday 17, August.

Public Asked To Report Sightings Of Blocked Roadways

Thursday, 30 July 2020 - 4:19pm

The public is notified that the Public Works Department will be conducting Territory wide cleanup, and maintenance following the passage of Tropical Storm Isaias.

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