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.

Forecasters Increase Storm And Hurricane Predictions

Friday, 11 August 2017 - 1:20pm

The number of named storms and major hurricanes predicted for the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season has increased.  

Statement By Acting Premier On Preparedness For Developing Tropical Systems

Friday, 14 July 2017 - 7:01pm

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. 

Roadways Cleared Following Impact From Tropical Wave

Thursday, 13 July 2017 - 3:39pm

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.

Register For Free VHF RadioTelephone Workshop

Tuesday, 11 July 2017 - 1:32pm

The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) is accepting registration for a free two-day beginner VHF RadioTelephone Workshop.  

DDM Invites Submissions Of Articles For Disaster Digest Magazine

Thursday, 6 July 2017 - 3:11pm

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’.

BVI Remains Tsunami ready – Achieves Recognition For Four More Years

Thursday, 29 June 2017 - 1:03pm

The British Virgin Islands remains a Tsunami Ready Territory with the renewal of its Tsunami Ready recognition for another four years. 

Governor Duncan Hosts Final Disaster Management Meeting

Monday, 19 June 2017 - 2:51pm

His Excellency, the Governor John S. Duncan, OBE chaired his final meeting of the National Disaster Management Council (NDMC) on Thursday, June 15.