2016 List Of Marine And Land Emergency Shelters

Monday, 20 June 2016 - 3:30pm

The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) is encouraging the public to take note of and familiarise themselves with the location of the land based emergency shelters, as well as the list of the marine shelters and the details associated with their use.  

Search And Rescue Team Trained In Water Safety And Swimming

Thursday, 9 June 2016 - 2:30pm

Members of the Territory’s Search and Rescue Team (TSART) have been developing their swimming and water rescue skills through their participation in a ten week training session.

North Sound And West End To Benefit From Risk Reduction Project

Wednesday, 8 June 2016 - 11:00am

The communities of North Sound and West End will benefit from a British Virgin Islands Red Cross (BVIRC) disaster risk reduction project.


29 Government Officers Trained In Emergency Response

Monday, 30 May 2016 - 3:15pm

Twenty nine individuals from several Government departments are now equipped with emergency response skills.

Jost Van Dyke Emergency Response Team Recertified

Thursday, 26 May 2016 - 11:30am

Eight Jost Van Dyke residents have been recertified as Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) members. 

Petroleum Safety Discussion On CBN Radio 90.9fm Tonight

Thursday, 12 May 2016 - 3:15pm

The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) and Sol Petroleum continue their efforts to raise awareness about the safe handling of petroleum products with a live radio discussion on CBN Radio, 90.9FM tonight.

15 Safe Schools To Be Recertified This Year

Thursday, 12 May 2016 - 11:15am

Fifteen schools within the Territory are due to be reassessed this year as a requirement to be recertified as ‘Safe Schools’.

Emergency Response Team Formed In North Sound

Wednesday, 4 May 2016 - 12:00pm

A new Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) has been established in North Sound, Virgin Gorda. 

BVI Represented At CariCOOS Annual General Assembly

Wednesday, 4 May 2016 - 11:15am

The British Virgin Islands (BVI) was represented for the first time at the annual General Assembly of the Caribbean Coastal Ocean Observing System (CariCOOS). 

DDM And SOL Petroleum Conduct LPG Safe Handling Workshop

Friday, 22 April 2016 - 10:45am

Seventeen individuals, including Government Building Inspectors, Fire Officers, Infrastructure and Maintenance Supervisors and other key stakeholders participated in a one day workshop on the safe handling and installation of liquid petroleum gas (LPG).