Topic: Disaster Preparedness, Safety in Public Buildings | Posted By: aphillip
Tuesday, 31 January 2017 - 4:55pm
The Virgin Islands School of Technical Studies (VISTS) has been added to the list of Safe Schools under the Safe School programme led by the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Culture.
The Sea Cow’s Bay Community has benefited from disaster risk reduction micro projects implemented by the BVI Red Cross (BVIRC) with support from Alternative Community Transformation (ACT) which is a community-based organisation, Territorial Search and Rescue Team (TSART) and the Department of Disaster Management (DDM).
The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) is commemorating the International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) with a series of activities aimed at raising awareness about disaster risk reduction while highlighting how the department and the people of the BVI have been reducing disaster risk.
The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) is encouraging the public to take note of and familiarise themselves with the location of the land based emergency shelters, as well as the list of the marine shelters and the details associated with their use.