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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Increased Alert Level For Underwater Volcano Near Grenada

Thursday, 23 July 2015 - 3:30pm

The alert level for the submarine volcano, Kick ‘em Jenny which lies between Grenada and its sister island of Carriacou has been raised to orange which indicates that there is a highly elevated level of seismic and/or fumarolic activity or other unusual activity. 

BVI Remains Under Drought Watch: Only 3.5 Inches Of Rain In 2015

Friday, 10 July 2015 - 11:30am

A drought watch remains in effect for the British Virgin Islands given the significant reduction in rainfall recorded for the first half of this year.

DDM Supports Academic Development With Internships

Monday, 6 July 2015 - 5:00pm

The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) is doing its part to contribute to academic development through the provision of internship opportunities.

Premier Lauds EMAP Accreditation At Disaster Council Meeting

Thursday, 25 June 2015 - 5:00pm

Premier Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE has lauded the recent international accreditation conferred upon the National Disaster Management Programme (NDMP) as “an outstanding achievement and one we must celebrate and be very proud of.”

More Agreements Signed With Disaster Management Stakeholders

Thursday, 25 June 2015 - 4:45pm

The annual meeting of the National Disaster Management Council (NDMC) took on added significance this year with the signing of Memoranda of Understandings (MOUs) with the British Virgin Islands Airports Authority (BVIAA) and the Insurance Association of the British Virgin Islands (IABVI).

Public Invited To Records Mayday Open House This Friday

Thursday, 30 April 2015 - 4:30pm

The public is invited to learn practical steps to preserve and safeguard their records for Records MayDay on Friday May 1.

 

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