Public Reminded Of Cox Heath Fire Helplines

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 - 4:43pm

The BVI Health Services Authority has established helplines at various health centres in response to the Cox Heath Fire.

Progress Made Extinguishing Cox Heath Debris Site Fire

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 - 4:08pm

Chief Fire Officer (CFO) Mr. Zebalon McLean has confirmed that the Virgin Islands Fire and Rescue Service (VIFRS) continue to make progress in extinguishing the fire at the Cox Heath Debris Site.

2018 Hurricane Season- Initiate A Plan And Keep Travel Documents In Order

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 - 12:07pm

Residents of the Virgin Islands are encouraged to initiate a plan to get ready for what may be another active hurricane season.

Ministry Of Health Receives Telecommunications Kit

Friday, 18 May 2018 - 5:11pm

Health Disaster Coordinator, Dr. Ronald Georges received a communications kit today to support efforts towards the re-establishment of the health sector’s emergency telecommunications network.

Results Of Road Town Hydrology Study Made Public

Tuesday, 15 May 2018 - 4:05pm

The Territory’s residents now have knowledge on how to secure life and property in high risk flood areas after the results of a hydrology study of Road Town was made public

BVI Businesses To Improve Contingency Planning

Monday, 14 May 2018 - 5:11pm

Owners of businesses in the British Virgin Islands are getting assistance to improve their contingency planning to better recover from future events that impact their operations.

Penn Is Vice Chair Of Intergovernmental Tsunami Programme

Monday, 14 May 2018 - 1:58pm

Emergency Communications Manager of the Department of Disaster Management (DDM), Mr. Jasen Penn was elected Vice Chair-person of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) Tsunami Programme for the Caribbean and Adjacent Region.

Persons Urged To Take Precautions Due To Cox Heath Fire

Thursday, 10 May 2018 - 1:18pm

The Department of Disaster Management is advising persons living in close proximity to Cox Heath and who may be impacted by the smoke, particularly the elderly, children and individuals with respiratory illnesses to take extra precautions to avoid exposure:

Activation of the National Emergency Operations Centre

Thursday, 10 May 2018 - 11:48am

The Department of Disaster Management is advising the BVI community that His Excellency the Governor, on the advice on Director Disaster Management and in consultation with the Honourable Premier, has authorised the activation of National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC) at Level 2 in response to the fire at Cox Heath.

Business Community Invited to Drop-in Session on May 8

Tuesday, 8 May 2018 - 2:33pm

The Hydrology Project team is inviting persons in the business community to drop-in at the Department of Disaster Management’s office to understand flood risks to their businesses and obtain advice on resilience measures and business continuity planning.

 

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