Fire Officers Commended For Extinguishing Bush Fire At Meyers

Thursday, 9 May 2019 - 5:03pm

Minister of Transportation Works and Utilities Honourable Kye Rymer has commended Chief Fire Officer Zebalon Mclean and his officers for extinguishing a bush fire that was threatening the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Simon Potter at Meyers Estate.

Message By The Minister For Health And Social Development In Recognition Of Red Cross Week, 2019

Wednesday, 8 May 2019 - 5:21pm

Today I recognise the start of Red Cross Week, an annual celebration of the BVI Red Cross and the work that they do in communities throughout the Territory.  

BVI and LIFElabs.io Enters Into First-of-its-Kind Partnership to Provide Blockchain-based Financial Transactions and Rapid Cash Response for Emergencies

Thursday, 18 April 2019 - 11:20am

Premier and Minister of Finance for the British Virgin Islands, the Honourable Andrew A. Fahie announced today the forming of a partnership with the company, LIFElabs.io, for the purposes of providing Rapid Cash Response in the event of an emergency, and also creating an alternative digital currency payment method for facilitating ongoing financial transactions across the network of islands. 

Government Invites Tenders For Construction Of NEOC Building

Friday, 12 April 2019 - 5:15pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is inviting sealed tenders for the construction of the National Emergency Operations Centre building. 

Completed Long Trench Community Centre To Be Used As Model

Friday, 12 April 2019 - 2:11pm

The recently completed Community Centre and Emergency Shelter at Long Trench is expected to serve as a model for what needs to be done at other centres across the Territory.

Readiness Plan For Territory Now In Place

Tuesday, 2 April 2019 - 5:04pm

he Readiness Plan for the Virgin Islands is now in place, and efforts are being made to ensure that it is fully implemented ahead of the hurricane season.

Progress Made With Territorial Transportation Policy And Plan

Wednesday, 27 March 2019 - 2:08pm

Discussions are underway for the development of a Territorial Transportation Policy and Emergency Response Plan.

New National Emergency Alert Network Tested For Caribe Wave 19

Wednesday, 20 March 2019 - 5:10pm

The Territory’s newly re-installed and upgraded National Emergency Broadcasting and Alert Network was activated in the just concluded annual earthquake and tsunami response exercise, Caribe Wave.

BVI Officials Trained At Communication In Emergencies Workshop

Monday, 9 July 2018 - 6:21pm

Officers from a cross-section of the Government are now trained to meet the unique communication needs of communities in the Territory before, during and after an emergency.

Steady Progress Being Made To Extinguish Cox Heath Fire

Friday, 25 May 2018 - 7:05pm

The Virgin Islands Fire and Rescue Service is employing all the necessary resources to extinguish the Cox Heath debris site fire as quickly as possible.

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