Emergency Contact List

Wednesday, 11 September 2019 - 10:29am

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.

First Responders Complete VHF Radio Course

Friday, 2 August 2019 - 11:25am

Eighteen persons have now completed the first in a series of VHF Radio Courses planned for 2019.

HAM Operators Receive Equipment To Boost Their System

Friday, 2 August 2019 - 9:18am

The BVI Amateur Radio League recently received new radio equipment to boost its operations and the service it provides to the Territory in the event of an emergency.

Youths Age 12-17 Encouraged To Join Teen Cert Training

Friday, 14 June 2019 - 5:05pm

Students aged 12-17 have the opportunity to learn the basics of how to respond to various emergencies during a three-day Teen Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training.

DDM Conducts Monthly Emergency Broadcast Test

Friday, 24 May 2019 - 9:21am

The public is notified that the Department of Disaster Management will be testing its National Siren System and National Emergency Broadcast System today Friday, May 24 at 2:00 p.m.

DDM Conducts Monthly Emergency Broadcast Test

Friday, 24 May 2019 - 8:58am

The Department of Disaster Management will be testing its National Siren System and National Emergency Broadcast System today Friday, May 24 at 2:00 p.m.

Fire Officers Commended For Extinguishing Bush Fire At Meyers

Thursday, 9 May 2019 - 5:03pm

Minister of Transportation Works and Utilities Honourable Kye Rymer has commended Chief Fire Officer Zebalon Mclean and his officers for extinguishing a bush fire that was threatening the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Simon Potter at Meyers Estate.

Message By The Minister For Health And Social Development In Recognition Of Red Cross Week, 2019

Wednesday, 8 May 2019 - 5:21pm

Today I recognise the start of Red Cross Week, an annual celebration of the BVI Red Cross and the work that they do in communities throughout the Territory.  

BVI and LIFElabs.io Enters Into First-of-its-Kind Partnership to Provide Blockchain-based Financial Transactions and Rapid Cash Response for Emergencies

Thursday, 18 April 2019 - 11:20am

Premier and Minister of Finance for the British Virgin Islands, the Honourable Andrew A. Fahie announced today the forming of a partnership with the company, LIFElabs.io, for the purposes of providing Rapid Cash Response in the event of an emergency, and also creating an alternative digital currency payment method for facilitating ongoing financial transactions across the network of islands. 

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