Department of Disaster Management
Release Date:
Friday, 1 September 2017 - 12:30pm

Residents including boat owners, fishermen, and farmers are asked to put precautionary measures in place to protect and secure property due to the possible threat hurricane Irma now poses to the Virgin Islands.

Residents are also urged to monitor the progress of this system, the weather and sea conditions for changes over the coming days.

For more information, please continue to monitor local media stations, the Department of Disaster Management’s website (bviddm.com) and Facebook at BVIDDM for regular updates.


Berta McKelly Adams

Assistant Information Officer
Department of Information & Public Relations 
Telephone: 468-2740
Email:   bmckelly@gov.vg