Territory’s National Disaster Management Plan Under Review

Tuesday, 20 March 2018 - 4:15pm


Public Officers taking part in the Caribe Wave 2018 Tsunami/Earthquake Simulation Exercise

Tuesday, 20 March 2018 - 12:38pm

BVI Tests New Options For Disseminating Tsunami Alerts

Friday, 16 March 2018 - 11:13am

Training Officer, at the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) Ms. Carishma Hicks said that CARIBE WAVE 18 provided an opportunity for the Territory to test its tsunami warning systems, contingency plans, and promote tsunami preparedness.

BVI Health Sector To Get More Support In Recovery Efforts

Wednesday, 7 March 2018 - 5:51pm

The Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) is providing additional support to the recovery of the Territory’s Health Sector through funding from a number of donors.

Residents Urged To Minimise Flood Risk

Monday, 19 February 2018 - 4:29pm

The Ministry of Communications and Works and the Department of Disaster Management are working towards safeguarding the city against floods and continue to educate the public on minimizing its risk.

Early Preparations For 2018 Hurricane Season In Full Swing

Wednesday, 14 February 2018 - 12:59pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands has initiated a plan to prepare for what may be another active season, according to the preliminary predictions released in December 2017.

Engineers Examining Impact Of Hurricanes On The Territory

Thursday, 8 February 2018 - 3:59pm

The impact of Hurricanes Irma and Maria on the strong motion and seismic network throughout the BVI is being examined this week.

Flood-Resilient Smart Communities To Receive Financing

Tuesday, 6 February 2018 - 4:41pm

The Government of the British Virgin Islands has received financing from the Community Disaster Risk Reduction Fund towards the cost of implementing and establishing Flood-Resilient SMART Communities. 

Scientists Study The Impacts Of Irma On The Island Of Anegada

Friday, 26 January 2018 - 4:33pm

Researchers affiliated with the United States Geological Survey returned to Anegada this month to examine the environmental impacts of Hurricane Irma and to determine the connections to long-term storm and tsunami records.

Funding Approved To Re-Establish Early Warning System

Wednesday, 17 January 2018 - 12:53pm

The Cabinet of the Virgin Islands has approved the expenditure of $442,000 to allow for the release of immediate funds to re-establish the National Early Warning System.