Preparations Underway For Active Hurricane Season

Friday, 17 June 2022 - 1:50pm

Government agencies and key partners are working together to make sure the Virgin Islands is prepared following the prediction of an active hurricane season by experts.

2022 Hurricane Season Message From Premier Wheatley - TOGETHER WE CAN BE READY

Wednesday, 1 June 2022 - 5:10pm

Though we may not welcome it, the Atlantic Hurricane Season is once again upon us. This means that as happens every year between the 1st of June and the 30th of November, we and the rest of the Caribbean are at an increased risk for storms and hurricanes.

Governor's Atlantic Hurricane Season Message

Wednesday, 1 June 2022 - 3:35pm

Good day to one and all in the Virgin Islands.

Today, the 1st of June, marks the Atlantic Hurricane Season and for the seventh consecutive year, forecasters advise that this season will bring above average levels of storm activity to the region. We therefore must all play our part to be as prepared as possible.

Anegada Residents Invited To Preparedness Sessions

Thursday, 21 April 2022 - 1:20pm

The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) is inviting residents of Anegada to learn about how to improve their home or business’ level of readiness ahead of the Atlantic Hurricane Season.

VI Officers Build On Their Search And Rescue Skills

Tuesday, 12 April 2022 - 12:26pm

Members of the Territorial Search and Rescue Team (TSART) have gained theoretical and hands-on experience in Field Search Techniques and Rope Rescue following their participation in a two-week course held March 28 to April 8.

2022 Expected To Be Another Above Average Hurricane Season

Thursday, 7 April 2022 - 12:15pm

Virgin Islands residents should brace for another busy hurricane season, according to the expert forecast from Colorado State University’s Tropical Meteorology Project issued this morning.

World Met Day Recognised

Wednesday, 23 March 2022 - 3:11pm

Acting Director at the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) Mr. Jasen Penn has said that the Virgin Islands network of weather monitoring instrumentation supports preparedness in the short and long term, as the Territory observes World Meteorological Day.

VI Practises Earthquake And Tsunami Response

Tuesday, 15 March 2022 - 9:57am

Students, first responders and other residents of the Virgin Islands joined the rest of the Caribbean and Latin America to practise the safest way to respond in case of an earthquake and tsunami as part of Caribe Wave.

Carrot Bay Sea Defense Community Meeting

Wednesday, 2 March 2022 - 3:00pm

Community members are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the Carrot Bay Sea Defense Project at the Carrot Bay Seventh-day Adventist Youth Centre on Sunday, March 6 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Regional Earthquake And Tsunami Exercise Returns March 10

Monday, 28 February 2022 - 12:06pm

Acting Director for the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) Jasen Penn is encouraging residents of the Virgin Islands to be prepared to respond to earthquakes and tsunamis as they can happen without warning.