2022 Hurricane Season Closes With Minimal Impacts To VI

Wednesday, 30 November 2022 - 4:18pm

The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) is thanking the Territory for its diligence in staying prepared throughout the 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season, which ends today, November 30.

VI To Benefit From Enhanced Siren Technology

Wednesday, 16 November 2022 - 12:39pm

Director of Disaster Management Jasen Penn has said that the Virgin Islands early warning sirens now have better connectivity and enhanced remote activation capacity following improvements carried out this week.

Emergency Siren Testing November 16

Tuesday, 15 November 2022 - 1:01pm

The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) officers will be carrying out upgrades and testing of early warning sirens tomorrow, November 16 at 2:00 p.m. This is to facilitate improved remote operation of the system.

BVI Launches Comprehensive Soil Study

Wednesday, 9 November 2022 - 4:00pm

The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) will be carrying out a study of soils throughout the Territory as part of a Darwin Plus-funded research project launched this week.

Over 80 Sister Island Residents Trained In Sailing Practices

Wednesday, 19 October 2022 - 2:43pm

More than 80 persons from across the Sister Islands are now equipped with sail safe training skills following their participation in a series of workshops.

Residents Encouraged To Practise Earthquake Safety

Wednesday, 5 October 2022 - 10:31am

The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) invites all Virgin Islands residents and visitors to improve their earthquake readiness by joining the global ShakeOut earthquake exercise on October 20, 2022 at 10:20 a.m.

VHF Training Set For Octobr 18 And 19

Wednesday, 28 September 2022 - 11:30am

The public is notified that the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) will host VHF radiotelephone training on October 18 and 19 in the department’s conference room.

Message from Acting Premier With An Update On Hurricane Fiona’s Continued Effects on the Territory

Sunday, 18 September 2022 - 11:54am

Indeed, we are thankful this morning as Fiona passed the Territory without any major incidents or damages being reported. Since passing our area, the system has been upgraded to a hurricane.

Message by His Excellency the Acting Governor With An Update On Hurricane Fiona’s Continued Effects on the Territory

Sunday, 18 September 2022 - 11:43am

I would like to bring you a brief but important update regarding Tropical Storm Fiona, which was upgraded to a hurricane at 11:00 this morning, and brought at least one gust in excess of 46 miles per hour to Road Town overnight.

Message from Acting Premier On Tropical Storm Fiona’s Close Approach and Passage

Saturday, 17 September 2022 - 4:30pm

Government continues to track Tropical Storm Fiona, and to take steps to prepare and protect the public services and assets we all rely on.