Contract Signed For New National Emergency Operations Centre

Friday, 29 January 2021 - 5:35pm

A joint venture between local firms Tandem Development and D & B Heavy Equipment Services Limited has been approved to allow for the construction a state-of-the-art National Emergency Operations Centre, announced Premier and Minister for Finance Andrew Fahie at a signing ceremony yesterday afternoon.

BVI’s Disaster Response Capacity Strengthened

Wednesday, 20 January 2021 - 4:57pm

Representatives from the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) and the BVI Red Cross (BVIRC) have shared plans for reducing the Territory’s disaster risk in 2021.

Mr. Jasen Penn Appointed Acting Director Of DDM

Thursday, 7 January 2021 - 4:52pm

Long-time staffer at the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) Mr. Jasen Penn has been appointed to act as the department’s Director effective January 1.

Message from Governor Jaspert Regarding the End of the Atlantic Hurricane Season

Tuesday, 1 December 2020 - 4:24pm

Many of us may be breathing a little easier now that the Atlantic Hurricane Season has officially ended.

Message from Honourable Andrew A. Fahie Regarding the End of the Atlantic Hurricane Season

Tuesday, 1 December 2020 - 3:48pm

We are indeed blessed today as we can say that we have come through yet another Atlantic Hurricane Season safely and with very few effects on our shores. I think the entire Virgin Islands can feel immensely grateful that storms or hurricanes did not place any additional burdens upon us during what has already been a burdensome year.

EXERCISE! Plane Crash At T.B. Lettsome International Airport

Wednesday, 18 November 2020 - 11:29am

The public is notified that a Shorts 360 aircraft crash landed at the T.B. Lettsome International Airport at approximately 9:35 a.m. today, November 18.

50 Persons Benefit From Grant Proposal Training

Tuesday, 13 October 2020 - 4:42pm

Officers from around the public sector and leaders from the Territory’s community-based groups have received training on best practices when applying for grant opportunities.

Message by Premier Fahie - Hurricane Irma - COVID-19: Reflections and Projections

Saturday, 5 September 2020 - 5:01pm

Sunday, 6th September, 2020, will mark three years since our small, but beautiful islands and our people were struck by a catastrophic Category 5 Hurricane, Irma.

Message By Premier Andrew A Fahie On The Passage Of Tropical Storm Laura – Be Safe

Saturday, 22 August 2020 - 12:38pm

People of the Virgin Islands, good morning, and God’s blessings.

You would have seen the 11:00 a.m. update from the Department of Disaster Management, which stated that although showers and gusty winds continue around the Territory, the Tropical Storm Warning for the BVI has been lifted as Tropical Storm Laura moves away.

Message from Governor Augustus Jaspert on the Passage of Tropical Storm Laura

Saturday, 22 August 2020 - 9:19am

A pleasant good morning to all.

The centre of Tropical Storm Laura passed the Territory early this morning, and we can be grateful for the news that there are no reports of major damage.

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