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. 

Penn Remains Vice Chair Of Tsunami And Coastal Hazards Group

Tuesday, 16 April 2019 - 5:16pm

Emergency Communications Manager at the Department of Disaster Management (DDM), Mr. Jasen Penn has been reelected to serve as Vice Chairman of the Intergovernmental Coordination Group for the Tsunami and other Coastal Hazards Warning System for the Caribbean and Adjacent Regions (ICG/CARIBE EWS).

Government Invites Tenders For Construction Of NEOC Building

Friday, 12 April 2019 - 5:15pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is inviting sealed tenders for the construction of the National Emergency Operations Centre building. 

Completed Long Trench Community Centre To Be Used As Model

Friday, 12 April 2019 - 2:11pm

The recently completed Community Centre and Emergency Shelter at Long Trench is expected to serve as a model for what needs to be done at other centres across the Territory.

Persons To Receive Payment From Disaster Fund

Thursday, 11 April 2019 - 5:07pm

A total of 86 of the 253 claims for compensation received by the Department of Disaster Management as a result of impacts from the floods of 2017 has been approved.

Government Invests In Territory-Wide Early Warning Systems

Friday, 5 April 2019 - 2:26pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands will be financing the re-establishment and upgrade of a Territory-wide Multi Hazard Early Warning System to the tune of $1.5 million dollars.

Remain In A State Of Readiness This Hurricane Season

Thursday, 4 April 2019 - 5:27pm

Residents, visitors and the public are urged to remain in a state of readiness as the 2019 Hurricane Season approaches.

Readiness Plan For Territory Now In Place

Tuesday, 2 April 2019 - 5:04pm

he Readiness Plan for the Virgin Islands is now in place, and efforts are being made to ensure that it is fully implemented ahead of the hurricane season.

BVI Represented At 8th Association Of Caribbean States Summit

Friday, 29 March 2019 - 4:43pm

Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie is leading a delegation to the 24th Ministerial Council of the International Cooperation Conference and 8th Summit of Heads of Government of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) in Managua, Nicaragua.

Students Share Hurricane Irma Experiences For World Poetry Day

Thursday, 21 March 2019 - 12:56pm

A video production of students recounting their Hurricane Irma experiences has been launched as part of the activities to highlight World Poetry Day.

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