Leaders Urge Caution, Heightened Preparedness Ahead Of Hurricane Jerry

Thursday, 19 September 2019 - 11:31am

His Excellency the Acting Governor David D. Archer, Jr., and Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie, are urging the public to closely monitor the approach of Hurricane Jerry, which could begin to impact the Territory as early as Friday morning.

BVI Residents Reminded To Store Enough Medication This Hurricane Season

Wednesday, 18 September 2019 - 6:46pm

Residents of the Virgin Islands are reminded to have a sufficient supply of medication during this hurricane season. 

Residents Urged To Remain Vigilant For Peak Of Hurricane Season

Wednesday, 11 September 2019 - 12:25pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is encouraging all residents and visitors to remain in a state of readiness with the arrival of the peak of the Atlantic Hurricane season.

BVI Health Ministry Launches Child Protection In Emergencies Campaign

Tuesday, 10 September 2019 - 11:40am

The Ministry of Health and Social Development is teaming up with the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) to ensure that the needs of children are prioritised during emergencies.

Statement from the Governor on the Second Anniversary Of Hurricane Irma

Friday, 6 September 2019 - 3:02pm

I would like to start, on the second anniversary of Hurricane Irma, by saying that my heartfelt thoughts and prayers go out to the people of the Bahamas at this extremely difficult time following the passage of Hurricane Dorian. 

Message By The Premier And Minister Of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie On Supporting The Bahamas’ Hurricane Dorian Recovery

Friday, 6 September 2019 - 2:03pm

People of the Virgin Islands, good day and God’s blessings.  As you would have heard me speak about in the House of Assembly already, I have been in contact with Prime Minister of The Bahamas Dr. Hubert Minniss on a daily basis since Hurricane Dorian made its destructive landfall on those shores. Dr. Minniss and the people of The Bahamas are grateful for our prayers and for the assistance that we have been able to offer thus far.

Disaster Preparedness Drive In Virgin Gorda Postponed

Thursday, 5 September 2019 - 3:35pm

The Disaster Preparedness Drive scheduled for Saturday, September 7 has been postponed until Saturday, September 14.

Premier Fahie's Statement On Hurricane Dorian

Monday, 2 September 2019 - 6:48pm

Mr. Speaker, this morning I give God many thanks for extending His mercies unto this Territory as we weathered Hurricane Dorian, first as a Tropical Storm and then as a Category 1 Hurricane on Wednesday, August 28.

De-activation of the National Emergency Operations Centre

Thursday, 29 August 2019 - 7:26pm

The Department of Disaster Management is advising the Virgin Islands community that Governor Augustus Jaspert, after consultation with the Premier and the Director of the National Emergency Operations Centre, is satisfied that the current weather conditions are no longer a threat to the Territory. He is therefore de-activating the NEOC.

The public is advised that while Hurricane Dorian has passed, the region is still in the peak of the Atlantic Hurricane Season. Residents and visitors should maintain a high level of awareness of approaching systems and remain prepared.

Disaster Preparedness Drive On Virgin Gorda

Thursday, 29 August 2019 - 4:28pm

Residents of Virgin Gorda are invited to attend a Disaster Preparedness Drive on Saturday, September 7 at 9:00 a.m.

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