DDM To Test Russell Hill Siren

Monday, 23 March 2020 - 5:38pm

The Department of Disaster Management is advising the public that it will be testing the audio component of the Russell Hill Siren.........

UK Minister Talks COVID-19 With OT Leaders

Wednesday, 18 March 2020 - 3:11pm

Minister for the Overseas Territories Baroness Elizabeth Sugg held a teleconference earlier today with the Premiers and Chief Ministers of the Overseas Territories (OTs) to discuss the response to COVID-19, and how the United Kingdom (UK) can support the OTs response to this crisis.

Statement By Deputy Governor On Caribe Wave Exercise

Wednesday, 18 March 2020 - 12:41pm

Public Officers of the Virgin Islands, Many of you would be making final preparations within your departments and agencies to participate in the Caribe Wave exercise on March 19. In light of the ongoing COVID-19 Coronavirus outbreak around the world, we have decided that the exercise will no longer include an evacuation component.

NEOC Meets To Strategise Coronavirus Response

Tuesday, 3 March 2020 - 6:29pm

His Excellency the Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert convened a meeting this morning to discuss the Territory’s strategic response to the ongoing global Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Message From Governor Augustus Jaspert Regarding Covid-19

Tuesday, 3 March 2020 - 1:01pm

Good afternoon to all those living and visiting the Virgin Islands.  A meeting was convened earlier today with the Premier, Deputy Premier, Minister of Health and Social Development and representatives of key response agencies across the public service to discuss the current global outbreak of COVID-19. I

Senior Technical Planning Manager

Role Summary

The successful applicant will develop and oversee the BVI Mitigation and Planning Program to ensure efficient disaster management procedures are in place in case of a national emergency and to facilitate the development of national hazard mitigation and prevention measures.

Main Responsibilities

DDM Officers Join Regional Communications Exercise

Friday, 21 February 2020 - 6:08pm

Officers from the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) joined their counterparts around the Caribbean for Region Rap 2020, an annual telecommunications exercise.

Satellite Imagery To Guide Conservation And Development

Friday, 21 February 2020 - 2:54pm

The Territory’s ability to track the health of plants, the presence of invasive species and other key environmental indicators will be improved as a result of a partnership between the Ministry of Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration and the UK firm Environment Systems Ltd.

Training Ship Captain Pays Courtesy Call

Thursday, 20 February 2020 - 4:30pm

Captain of the International Maritime Organisation-recognised training platform vessel the MV Freewinds paid a courtesy call on His Excellency the Acting Governor David Archer, Jr. and then-Acting Premier, and Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Carvin Malone on Tuesday.

Nibbs Ghut Drainage Improvements Completed

Wednesday, 19 February 2020 - 2:17pm

The Virgin Islands Public Works Department officially received two completed drainage improvement structures in Nibbs Ghut, Sea Cows Bay earlier this month.

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