Message by His Excellency the Governor on Hurricane Irma As It Approaches The British Virgin Islands

Monday, 4 September 2017 - 2:48pm

Good day one and all.

By now, you should be on high alert as we prepare for intense weather conditions expected from Hurricane Irma, which as of 11:00a.m was located near latitude 16.8 degrees North, longitude 53.3 degrees West.

Reminder To Remove Materials From Festival Grounds Today

Monday, 4 September 2017 - 12:58pm

Booth owners are reminded to remove all erected booths, dismantled structures and/or materials from the Festival Grounds in Road Town.

Put Precautionary Measures In Place To Secure Property

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.

Remove Materials From Festival Grounds

Thursday, 31 August 2017 - 5:21pm

All booth owners are asked to remove all erected booths, dismantled structures and/or materials from the Festival Grounds in Road Town.

Do Your Part This Hurricane Season

Thursday, 31 August 2017 - 3:31pm

Residents of the Virgin Islands are asked to do their part and be prepared this hurricane season. Persons are asked to:

Recovery Task Force Meets With Insurance Providers

Monday, 28 August 2017 - 12:26pm

Members of the Recovery Task Force met with representatives from insurance companies and agents operating in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) to discuss insurance coverage related to the flood event of August 7-8, 2017.

Water Storage Encouraged

Thursday, 17 August 2017 - 9:54am

As we are in the peak of the Atlantic Hurricane Season and continue to observe and experience tropical wave activity, members of the public are encouraged to store drinking water and water for sanitation. 

Flash Flood Watch In Effect For The BVI

Wednesday, 16 August 2017 - 5:11pm

A flash flood watch is in effect for low lying and flood prone areas of the British Virgin Islands until midnight. 

NEOC Deactivated And Recovery Continues

Monday, 14 August 2017 - 6:43pm

The National Emergency Operations Centre is advising the BVI community that the Acting Governor, Mrs. Rosalie Adams, in consultation with the Director of the Department of Disaster Management has deactivated the National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC). 

Premier Smith's Statement On Progress Of Finalising Recovery Efforts Following Tropical Wave In The Virgin Islands

Friday, 11 August 2017 - 6:15pm

My fellow Virgin Islanders and residents of this Territory: This morning, I had the opportunity to visit different areas in Tortola as we, as a Territory, continue our recovery efforts.

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