My fellow Virgin Islanders, residents and visitors, as you are all aware, on Wednesday July 12 into the early hours of Thursday, July 13, the Territory was impacted by a strong tropical wave which resulted in heavy rainfall, flooding of some roadways and landslides along some slopes.
Members of the public have been given clearance to proceed on the roadways, following the impact of a tropical wave enhanced by an upper level trough which caused landslide and rock falls in some areas.
The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) is inviting contributions for the 2017 edition of its Disaster Digest magazine on the theme ‘A SMART Journey—The BVI’s steps to developing SMART Communities’.
Twenty-two persons were trained to conduct assessments of health care facilities and schools in accordance with established health, safety and green standards. Twenty-two persons were trained to conduct assessments of health care facilities and schools in accordance with established health, safety and green standards.
A postgraduate student from the University of Portsmouth, England is in the British Virgin Islands conducting research on the Territory’s response mechanism for coping with a mass casualty event involving locals and tourists.