Waste Collection Adjusted Due To Tropical Storm Fiona

Friday, 16 September 2022 - 4:39pm

The Department of Waste Management (DWM) wishes to inform the public of adjusted operations due to Tropical Storm Fiona.

Jasen Penn Is Confirmed As Director Of Disaster Management

Friday, 16 September 2022 - 4:25pm

Mr. Jasen Penn has been confirmed to the post of Director at the Department of Disaster Management, having acted since January 2021. 

Closure of Port Facilities due to Tropical Storm Fiona

Friday, 16 September 2022 - 3:42pm

The British Virgin Islands Ports Authority (BVIPA) would like to notify the public of the following port facility closures occurring tomorrow, Saturday, 17th September 2022.

Closure of the Territory’s Airports Due to the Passage of Tropical Storm Fiona

Friday, 16 September 2022 - 10:32am

The BVI Airports Authority hereby informs the travelling public that the Territory’s Airports, namely:

Message by His Excellency the Acting Governor On Tropical Storm Fiona’s Approach Near the Virgin Islands

Thursday, 15 September 2022 - 6:20pm

Tropical Storm Fiona has formed, and as of this afternoon, the Virgin Islands along with several of our regional neighbours are under Tropical Storm Watch.

2022 Land Based Shelter List Available

Monday, 18 July 2022 - 3:54pm

The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) encourages all Virgin Islands residents to view and become familiar with the 2022 Land Based Emergency Shelter List.

Sister Islands Community Preparedness Meeting

Thursday, 14 July 2022 - 4:28pm

Hurricane Supplies To Be Distributed On Friday, July 15

Wednesday, 13 July 2022 - 4:13pm

The public is advised that there will be a distribution of hurricane preparedness supplies, COVID-19 related items and general hygiene supplies on Friday, July 15 beginning at 9:00 a.m. at the Social Development Department located at John’s Hole.

Sister Islands’ Disaster Preparedness Drives To Be Held

Thursday, 7 July 2022 - 12:26pm

The Office of the Deputy Governor, the Department of Disaster Management (DDM), and Resilience Teams will be hosting a series of disaster preparedness drives on Virgin Gorda, Anegada and Jost Van Dyke.

Ministry Of Health And Red Cross Solidify Partnership

Tuesday, 28 June 2022 - 11:15am

The Ministry of Health and Social Development has solidified its working relationship with the Red Cross by signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).