The Hydrology Study and Flood Risk Reduction of the Road Town Catchment will be discussed at two public meetings beginning tomorrow May 16.
Twelve recruits from three critical agencies have been trained to administer lifesaving techniques in the event of an emergency.
Minister for Communications and Works, Honourable Mark Vanterpool affirmed that the upcoming hydrology study will be done in consultation with the residents of Road Town.
On behalf of the Government of the Virgin Islands, I welcome you here today, as we launch this Hydrology Study, to assess the Territory’s vulnerability to the risks associated with flooding.
Residents of the North Sound community in Virgin Gorda will now be alerted of imminent hazard impacts, with the restoration of the North Sound siren.
Eleven inspectors from the public service have refreshed their skills and expanded their knowledge on the technical aspects of site assessments.
A below average 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season has been predicted by Forecasters from the Colorado State University (CSU) and AccuWeather.
Researchers from the United States Geological Survey are looking at new evidence on Anegada to determine what caused an unusual flood from the sea that brought ashore large coral boulders around the 1400’s.
Over 7,000 persons moved to tsunami safe locations today as part of the annual earthquake and tsunami simulation exercise— ‘CARIBE WAVE 17’.
Persons interested in participating in the tsunami evacuation exercise (CARIBE WAVE 17) on March 21 are encouraged to register with the Department of Disaster Management (DDM).