BVI Gets First Satellite Emergency Operations Centre

Thursday, 30 July 2020 - 3:58pm

The Territory established its first Satellite Emergency Operations Centre(EOC) at the East End/Long Look(EE/LL) Fire Station following a partnership between the Department of Disaster Management(DDM) and the Caribbean Development Bank(CDB). 

Message By Premier And Minister For Finance Honourable Andrew A Fahie On The Passage Of Tropical Storm Isaias

Thursday, 30 July 2020 - 7:49am

People of the Virgin Islands, good morning and God’s blessings.  By the goodness and grace of our Heavenly Father, we have been spared from serious damages that could have resulted from the passage of Tropical Storm Isaias last night.

Public Service To Physically Close At 1:00 P.M.

Wednesday, 29 July 2020 - 10:25am

The Public Service will close at 1:00 p.m. today, July 29 as the Territory prepares to experience the effects of Tropical Cyclone Nine.

Premier’s Message on Potential Tropical Cyclone 9

Wednesday, 29 July 2020 - 9:45am

Good day and God’s blessings to you all.  Whilst my colleagues and I have been considering and debating the people’s business Tuesday, specifically the motion for a Constitutional Review at the Thirteenth Sitting of the Second Session of the Fourth House of Assembly, many of you would have seen that forecasters placed the Territory under Tropical Storm Warning.

Governor's Message On Potential Tropical Cyclone 9

Wednesday, 29 July 2020 - 9:41am

Greetings to all. Tuesday afternoon I convened a meeting of the National Emergency Operations Centre’s operations group so that Territory leadership, including myself and the Deputy Premier, could receive a full briefing on the expectations for Potential Tropical Cyclone 9 and strategise how to enact our final preparations for that system.

Closure of Seaports due to Potential Tropical Cyclone 9

Wednesday, 29 July 2020 - 9:28am

The British Virgin Islands Ports Authority (BVIPA) would like to notify the public of the following port closures occurring today, July 29th, 2020. 

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BVI Ports Authority Monitoring Invest 92L/Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine

Tuesday, 28 July 2020 - 2:52pm

The British Virgin Islands Ports Authority (BVIPA) is closely monitoring the weather system, Invest 92L/Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine.

Statement by Premier Andrew A. Fahie - Forecasted Weather Conditions

Monday, 27 July 2020 - 3:05pm

Mr. Speaker, I would just like to take few moments to remind all Virgin Islanders and residents to continue to be vigilant in keeping ahead of the curve as it relates to a weather system that is under development in our region.

Message from His Excellency Governor Augustus Jaspert Regarding Multi-hazard Emergency Preparedness

Sunday, 26 July 2020 - 4:21pm

Greetings to all in these Virgin Islands.

Many of us were jolted out of a Sunday routine by a 4.03 magnitude earthquake. The final report from Territory partners at the Puerto Seismic Network indicates that the centre of the earthquake was approximately 32 kilometres north of Road Town, or approximately 20 miles away, and that the strongest shaking was felt by persons on the island of Virgin Gorda.

Territory Urged To Complete Seasonal Preparations

Friday, 24 July 2020 - 3:51pm

Residents of the Virgin Islands are urged to urgently carry out seasonal measures to protect their families, homes and businesses with Tropical Storm Gonzalo on the verge of becoming a hurricane in the southern Windward Islands.

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