Topic: Disaster Recovery, Environmental Health | Posted By: aphillip
Friday, 1 December 2017 - 3:36pm
Vector control and food and water safety are high on the priority list for the Environmental Health Division as efforts continue to restore, prevent and protect the community from environmental health related diseases.
Speaking at a roundtable event hosted at BVI House London, Premier Dr. Hon. D. Orlando Smith, OBE has welcomed the tremendous support offered by the financial services industry in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
The Government of the British Virgin Islands was faced with accommodating close to 300 persons in emergency shelters following the devastation left as a result of the passage of Hurricane Irma, followed by the impact of Hurricane Maria two weeks later.