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.

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.

Stay Connected During a Storm

Thursday, 18 July 2019 - 4:37pm

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).

Youths Age 12-17 Encouraged To Join Teen Cert Training

Friday, 14 June 2019 - 5:05pm

Students aged 12-17 have the opportunity to learn the basics of how to respond to various emergencies during a three-day Teen Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training.

Forecasters Now Predict “Approximately Average" Hurricane Season

Tuesday, 4 June 2019 - 4:52pm

The latest forecast for the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season warns the region to expect for an “approximately average" season. Published by the Colorado State University Tropical Meteorology Project, the June 4 forecast report is slightly upgraded from the April document.

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