Press Release

Office of the Governor
Department of Disaster Management
Release Date:
Tuesday, 6 February 2018 - 4:41pm

The Government of the British Virgin Islands has received financing from the Community Disaster Risk Reduction Fund towards the cost of implementing and establishing Flood-Resilient SMART Communities.

The fund is managed by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and will be undertaken through Non-Governmental Organisation Partnerships Project. A portion of the proceeds of this financing will be applied to eligible payments under a contract for which this invitation is issued.

The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) is the Executing Agency for the project and is now procuring consultancy services for the following:

  • Development of a SMART School Inspectors Course and Conducting SMART School Assessment Training.
  • Civil Engineer to Provide Drainage Design and Construction Supervision Services.
  • Design and Implementation of Pilot Community Recycling Projects.

The objective of the consultancies are to ensure the efficient and effective management and monitoring of all aspects of the implementation of the required designs and related works, in compliance with the policies and guidelines of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB).The duration of the assignments will range from five to six months. 

Interested eligible Individual consultants are now invited to submit Expressions of Interest indicating relevant specific experience, qualifications, capability to carry out the assignment, and knowledge of local conditions, required to provide the consultancy services.

Interested Individual consultants can visit DDM’s website at: and CDB’s website at: for information on the submission guidelines and eligibility.

Emails should be sent to DDM at email address and copied to the CDB at email address for additional information on the advertised consultancies. The deadline for submission has been extended to no later than 3:30 p.m. Friday, February 16.


Department of Disaster Management

#3 Wailing Road McNamara,
Road Town VG1110,
Tortola Virgin Islands
Tel: 284-468-4200 Fax:284-494-2024
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