Road Town Residents To Be Consulted In Hydrology Study

Friday, 5 May 2017 - 4:19pm

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.

Full Support Behind Road Town Hydrology Study

Friday, 5 May 2017 - 1:19pm

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.

BVI Red Cross Contributes To The Early Warning System In North Sound

Monday, 1 May 2017 - 12:10pm

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.

Public Service Inspectors Benefit From Site Assessment Training

Tuesday, 18 April 2017 - 1:57pm

Eleven inspectors from the public service have refreshed their skills and expanded their knowledge on the technical aspects of site assessments. 

Below Average Atlantic Hurricane Season Predicted

Thursday, 6 April 2017 - 4:53pm

A below average 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season has been predicted by Forecasters from the Colorado State University (CSU) and AccuWeather.

New Evidence Being Examined In Anegada Past Waves Research

Wednesday, 29 March 2017 - 2:44pm

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.

Tsunami Evacuation Exercise Draws Record 25% Of BVI Population

Tuesday, 21 March 2017 - 5:27pm

Over 7,000 persons moved to tsunami safe locations today as part of the annual earthquake and tsunami simulation exercise— ‘CARIBE WAVE 17’.  

DDM Encourages Caribe Wave 17 Registration

Friday, 10 March 2017 - 4:34pm

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).

Changes In Weather Patterns Observed

Thursday, 9 March 2017 - 10:35am

The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) has noted changes in weather patterns across the Territory when compared to historical data.

21 Benefit From Contingency Plan Development Workshop

Thursday, 23 February 2017 - 11:33am

Twenty one individuals from local and regional health care facilities have received guidance on how to develop a contingency plan suited for their facilities.