Fire Officers Travel To Dominica To Provide Relief Support

Monday, 7 September 2015 - 6:15pm

Seven Virgin Islands Fire and Rescue officers have been deployed to assist with recovery efforts in Dominica for a period of seven days.

Tropical Shipping Supports Disaster Recovery Workshop

Friday, 4 September 2015 - 5:45pm

Over 70 persons from the private sector attended a disaster recovery workshop designed to bring about awareness of the need for businesses to focus on business continuity and recovery planning.

BVI Supports Dominica’s Response And Relief Efforts

Friday, 4 September 2015 - 9:30am

The Government of the Virgin Islandsandseveral local businesses and agencies are collaborating to support the Dominica response and relief efforts.

Rotary And Rotaract Clubs Formalise Partnerships With DDM

Friday, 4 September 2015 - 8:45am

Five presidents from the Rotary and Rotaract Clubs signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Government of the British Virgin Islandssolidifyingthe working relationship that currently exists between the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) and the Rotary family in the BVI.  

Opening Remarks By Premier At The Business Recovery Workshop

Thursday, 3 September 2015 - 4:00pm

Ladies and Gentlemen good morning;

It is my pleasure to bring opening remarks at this very important workshop on Business Recovery Operations.  

Statement By Premier Of The Virgin Islands - Supporting Relief Efforts For Dominica

Thursday, 3 September 2015 - 11:45am

Madam Speaker, as we are aware, Tropical Storm Erika passed through the Caribbean last week and left a path of destruction in its wake. Several islands including the Dominican Republic, Haiti, St. Croix and Dominica were affected by the storm. Thankfully the British Virgin Islands was spared.

 

Premier Smith Pledges Us$100,000 To Dominica Relief Efforts

Wednesday, 2 September 2015 - 9:45am

Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE has joined the international community in a demonstration of solidarity for the island of Dominica, and has pledged US$100,000.00 towards relief efforts on behalf of the Government of the Virgin Islands. 

Statement On Dominica By The Premier And Minister Of Finance

Friday, 28 August 2015 - 5:45pm

On behalf of the Government and people of the British Virgin Islands, I extend my deep and sincere condolences to the Government and people of the Commonwealth of Dominica on the devastation and loss of life caused by the passage of Tropical storm Erika. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. 

Free Disaster Recovery Workshop For BVI Business Community

Friday, 28 August 2015 - 4:15pm

The session targets all businesses and professionals in financial services, insurance, commercial, retail, hospitality, as well as the legal and administration sectors. Participants will be exposed to various topics including leadership in action, preparing for the unthinkable and engaging the business community in disaster resiliency.

Message on Tropical Storm Erika

Friday, 28 August 2015 - 1:30pm

Residents of the BVI, once again we have been spared significant impact from a tropical weather system, and we are grateful to God.

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