The Department of Disaster Management provides for the coordination and integration of comprehensive disaster management into sustainable development policies, planning and programming with a special emphasis on disaster prevention, mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery. This is achieved through the Disaster Management Policy, 2003; Disaster Management Act, 2003; a five-year Comprehensive Disaster Management Strategy and Programming Framework; and the National Disaster Management Plan, under the direction of National Disaster Management Council.


To protect lives and maintain a resilient, sustainable economy and society by forstering comprehensive disaster management and climate change adaptation as a way of life.


Working toward resilience and safeguarding life, livelihoods and the sustainable development of the Virgin Islands.

Department Contact Information

To make contact with Department of Disaster Management, see below for contact information:

Department of Disaster Management

#3o DeCastro Street,
Road Town, Tortola,
British Virgin Islands.


Business Hours:

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Email Address:

Tel: (284)468-4200
Fax: (284)494-2024