Conflicting 2016 Hurricane Season Predictions By Forecasters

Tuesday, 19 April 2016 - 4:15pm

Predictions for the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season have been released by several weather and hurricane forecasting institutions with varying reports on the activity level for the season. 

Hurricane Hunter Visits BVI On Awarness Tour

Monday, 18 April 2016 - 5:30pm

The 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron known as the Hurricane Hunters of the Air Force Reserve and a team from the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration’s Hurricane Centre made their inaugural visit to the Territory last week.

TSART Members Receive Basic Water Safety And Swimming Training

Wednesday, 30 March 2016 - 4:45pm

Members of the Territory Search and Rescue Team (TSART) are pictured receiving training in ‘Basic Water Safety and Swimming’.

Emergency Response Team Formed In Cane Garden And Brewers Bay

Wednesday, 30 March 2016 - 4:45pm

Several residents from Cane Garden and Brewers Bay are now trained in a number of basic life support and rescue techniques.

TSART Members Receive Branded T-Shirts

Monday, 21 March 2016 - 3:30pm

Members of the Territory Search and Rescue Team (TSART) were presented with TSART branded t-shirts on Friday, March 18 as part of efforts to ensure that the team can be formally identified.  The t-shirts were sponsored by Delta Petroleum Ltd.

Local Taxi Driver Receives Tour Guide Excellence Training Award

Monday, 21 March 2016 - 3:15pm

Local taxi driver, Mr. Keithley Liburd, is the recipient of an Aquila’s Tour Guide Excellence Training Award. 

Record Numbers Participate In Tsunami Exercise This Year

Friday, 18 March 2016 - 1:30pm

More than 4,600 persons in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) evacuated buildings and made their way to high points as part of the annual tsunami simulation exercise, on Thursday, March 17, titled ‘CARIBE WAVE 16’. 

Research Continues Into Past Wave Occurrences In Anegada

Friday, 11 March 2016 - 2:15pm

Research is continuing to ascertain what caused an unusual flood from the sea that brought ashore large coral heads in Anegada around the 1400’s.

Two Local Schools Certified As Smart Institutions

Wednesday, 9 March 2016 - 4:15pm

The British Virgin Islands (BVI) Seventh-day Adventist School and the Little Litehous Child Development Centre are the first two schools in the Territory to receive SMART School certification from the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) and the Ministry of Education and Culture. 

Partnership To Promote Petroleum Safety Established

Tuesday, 1 March 2016 - 5:15pm

A three month campaign was launched today to promote petroleum and Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) safety in the Virgin Islands.