Land owners with property along the Nibbs Ghut in Sea Cows Bay have been holding discussions on the installation of sedimentation traps along the ghut to reduce the extent of the flooding that affects the community.
The first person on the scene can make all the difference in the world in an emergency. Having completed an intensive three-day Teen CERT course, 72 Virgin Islands students aged 12 to 18 are ready to step in and assist.
Residents of Anegada, Virgin Gorda and Jost Van Dyke are invited to attend community preparedness meetings with His Excellency the Governor Augustus J.U. Jaspert and officers from the Department of Disaster Management (DDM).
The latest forecast for the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season warns the region to expect for an “approximately average" season. Published by the Colorado State University Tropical Meteorology Project, the June 4 forecast report is slightly upgraded from the April document.