Fire And Rescue Team Encourages Fire Safety In The Community

Thursday, 20 August 2015 - 5:00pm

The Virgin Islands Fire and Rescue Services Department is encouraging the community to take appropriate measures in protecting their homes and buildings from structural fires. 

Contractors Urged To Prepare Work-Sites For Hurricane Danny

Thursday, 20 August 2015 - 5:00pm

The Town and Country Planning Department is advising all contractors and developers to secure their construction sites as soon as possible in preparation for Hurricane Danny. The Department of Disaster Management is expecting the hurricane to impact the Virgin Islands early next week with the potential for heavy rain and tropical storm-force winds. 

Danny Becomes First Hurricane For 2015 Atlantic Hurricane Season

Thursday, 20 August 2015 - 12:30pm

At 11:00 a.m., the centre of Hurricane Danny was located near latitude 12.5 degrees north, longitude 44.8 degrees west. Danny is moving toward the west near 12 miles per hour (mph). Movement is to the West North-West and is expected to continue for a couple of days.

Acting Governor's Statement On Hurricane Danny

Thursday, 20 August 2015 - 12:15pm

Residents of The Virgin Islands, we have been blessed with a very quiet Atlantic hurricane season but as you are aware, we now face potential impact from the first system to affect the Caribbean this year.

Disaster Management Monitors Progress Of Tropical Storm Danny

Thursday, 20 August 2015 - 10:00am

The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) is tracking the progress of Tropical Storm Danny and encouraging residents of the British Virgin Islands to engage in preparedness measures.

BVI Businesses To Benefit From Free Disaster Recovery Workshop

Wednesday, 12 August 2015 - 12:00pm

The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) is partnering with the Caribbean Central American Action (CCAA) to facilitate a Disaster Recovery Workshop for members of the business community in the British Virgin Islands.

Public Urged To Ensure Fire Safety During The Dry Season

Thursday, 6 August 2015 - 1:45pm

The Virgin Islands Fire and Rescue Services Department is urging the public to continue to demonstrate mindfulness and use precautionary measures in controlled burning during this extremely dry period.

BVI’S Disaster Management Organisation Fairly Well Advanced

Friday, 31 July 2015 - 11:00am

Commanding Officer of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) Ship LYME BAY Captain Paul Minter, has called the Virgin Islands on-island response facilities fairly well advanced.

No Tsunami Threat From Increased Activity At Underwater Volcano

Friday, 24 July 2015 - 5:00pm

Director of the University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre (UWI-SRC), Dr. Richard Robertson has sought to allay fears of an imminent tsunami threat following the increased seismic activity recorded at the submarine volcano Kick ’em Jenny.

Royal Fleet Auxiliary Lyme Bay To Call On Virgin Islands

Thursday, 23 July 2015 - 4:30pm

The Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) Ship LYME BAY will pay a three-day visit to the Virgin Islands beginning on Sunday, July 26.

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