Virgin Islands Responds To Flash Flooding Event

Thursday, 9 May 2024 - 12:23pm

Damage assessments began yesterday as the Virgin Islands carries out its emergency response to the passage of a trough May 7 and 8.

The event dumped more than 5 inches of rain on Road Town and approximately 9 inches on Virgin Gorda.

Residents Asked To Avoid Travel Until Showers Subside

Wednesday, 8 May 2024 - 8:15am

The public is urged to stay off the roads until showers subside, which forecasters expect will be a little later today.

More Than 4,000 Join Caribe Wave In The VI

Tuesday, 26 March 2024 - 3:05pm

Director of Disaster Management Jasen Penn said he is pleased with the Virgin Islands overall response in the regional tsunami exercise Caribe Wave.

Public Invited To Tsunami Readiness Webinar

Monday, 18 March 2024 - 12:51pm

The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) encourages Virgin Islands residents to join a free webinar on tsunami safety on Tuesday, March 19, at 1:00 p.m.

Earthquake And Tsunami Exercise Set For March 21

Monday, 11 March 2024 - 3:12pm

The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) is encouraging Virgin Islands residents to participate in the 2024 Caribe Wave regional earthquake and tsunami exercise set for March 21.

Virgin Islands Holds Multi-Agency Oil Spill Exercise

Wednesday, 7 February 2024 - 1:29pm

Twenty-two public officers and partners attended a marine pollution training and table top exercise designed to test and strengthen the Virgin Islands Oil Spill Contingency Plan. 

Public Works Department On Alert For Impending Weather

Tuesday, 6 February 2024 - 3:56pm

Minister for Communications and Works, Honourable Kye M. Rymer says the Public Works Department has mobilised its Emergency Response Team and is inspecting ghuts and other waterways in a proactive approach to the impending weather later today.

VI Urged To Create Disaster Plans

Monday, 22 January 2024 - 4:12pm

Virgin Islands residents are encouraged to create or revise disaster plans as they plan their activities for 2024.

Multi-Hazard Alert System Test Calendar For 2024 Available

Tuesday, 2 January 2024 - 4:16pm

Virgin Islands residents are encouraged to download and become familiar with the schedule of tests of the National Early Warning Multi-hazard Alert System for 2024.

Tenders Invited For Supply Of Awning Shutters For Market Square Kiosks

Wednesday, 20 December 2023 - 10:51am

The Government of the Virgin Islands invites tenders for the Supply and Installation of hurricane impact metal shutters and retractable awnings for 16 kiosks at the Market Square, Road Town, Tortola.