Residents Urged To Remain Vigilant For Peak Of Hurricane Season

Wednesday, 11 September 2019 - 12:25pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is encouraging all residents and visitors to remain in a state of readiness with the arrival of the peak of the Atlantic Hurricane season.

Emergency Contact List

Wednesday, 11 September 2019 - 10:29am

BVI Health Ministry Launches Child Protection In Emergencies Campaign

Tuesday, 10 September 2019 - 11:40am

The Ministry of Health and Social Development is teaming up with the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) to ensure that the needs of children are prioritised during emergencies.

Message By The Premier And Minister Of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie On Supporting The Bahamas’ Hurricane Dorian Recovery

Friday, 6 September 2019 - 2:03pm

People of the Virgin Islands, good day and God’s blessings.  As you would have heard me speak about in the House of Assembly already, I have been in contact with Prime Minister of The Bahamas Dr. Hubert Minniss on a daily basis since Hurricane Dorian made its destructive landfall on those shores. Dr. Minniss and the people of The Bahamas are grateful for our prayers and for the assistance that we have been able to offer thus far.

Disaster Preparedness Drive In Virgin Gorda Postponed

Thursday, 5 September 2019 - 3:35pm

The Disaster Preparedness Drive scheduled for Saturday, September 7 has been postponed until Saturday, September 14.

De-activation of the National Emergency Operations Centre

Thursday, 29 August 2019 - 7:26pm

The Department of Disaster Management is advising the Virgin Islands community that Governor Augustus Jaspert, after consultation with the Premier and the Director of the National Emergency Operations Centre, is satisfied that the current weather conditions are no longer a threat to the Territory. He is therefore de-activating the NEOC.

The public is advised that while Hurricane Dorian has passed, the region is still in the peak of the Atlantic Hurricane Season. Residents and visitors should maintain a high level of awareness of approaching systems and remain prepared.

Disaster Preparedness Drive On Virgin Gorda

Thursday, 29 August 2019 - 4:28pm

Residents of Virgin Gorda are invited to attend a Disaster Preparedness Drive on Saturday, September 7 at 9:00 a.m.

Message from the National Emergency Operations Centre Regarding the Central Administration Complex

Thursday, 29 August 2019 - 11:21am

The Deputy Governor has advised that based on the initial assessment of the Central Administration Complex, a decision has been made to close all offices that occupy this facility for today, 29 August 2019. Further details will be communicated on the resumption of services in a later announcement.

Hurricane Dorian Has Exited The BVI…Lingering Effects May Continue To Create Unstable Weather Conditions

Thursday, 29 August 2019 - 10:47am

At 500 AM, the centre of Hurricane Dorian was located near latitude 20.5 North, longitude 66.6 West. At this distance the hurricane has moved approximately 195 miles away from the BVI. 

Tropical Storm Dorian Moving Closer To BVI With Tropical Storm Conditions Expected

Wednesday, 28 August 2019 - 7:19am

At 5:00 a.m., the centre of Tropical Storm Dorian was located near latitude 16.8 North, longitude 63.9 West. Dorian is moving toward the northwest near 13 mph, and this general motion is expected to continue during the next few days. 

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