Virgin Islands Responds To Flash Flooding Event

Thursday, 9 May 2024 - 12:23pm

Damage assessments began yesterday as the Virgin Islands carries out its emergency response to the passage of a trough May 7 and 8.

The event dumped more than 5 inches of rain on Road Town and approximately 9 inches on Virgin Gorda.

Construction Of National Emergency Operations Centre Progressing

Wednesday, 13 December 2023 - 9:27am

The construction of the new National Emergency Operation Centre (NEOC) in McNamara, Tortola is progressing, with the concrete roof pour now complete.

Rehabilitation And Clean-Up Efforts Continue Post Tropical Storm Philippe

Saturday, 7 October 2023 - 2:57pm

The Ministry of Communications and Works is continuing its clean-up and rehabilitation efforts of the road and ghut network through the Public Works Department (PWD).

Public Schools Resume Classes On October 5

Wednesday, 4 October 2023 - 8:54pm

The public is notified that public schools, with the exception of Elmore Stoutt High School and the Ivan Dawson Primary School, will resume normal classes on Thursday, 5th October, 2023.

Emergency Operations Centre De-Activation

Wednesday, 4 October 2023 - 5:10pm

The public is advised that with the conclusion of the Territory’s flood warning at 5:00 p.m., the National Emergency Operations Centre is deactivated.

Mensaje del Gobernador Rankin - Todo Despejado en Cuanto a la Tormenta Tropical Philippe

Wednesday, 4 October 2023 - 1:53pm

Buenas tardes a todos. Como sin duda habrán observado, los vientos y la lluvia provocados por el paso de la tormenta tropical Philippe se han reducido significativamente. 

Message by Governor Rankin - All-Clear for Tropical Storm Philippe

Wednesday, 4 October 2023 - 1:22pm

Good afternoon to all. As you no doubt will have observed, the winds and rain from Tropical Storm Philippe’s passage have reduced significantly. 

Message by Governor Rankin on the Ongoing Cleanup Efforts Related to Tropical Storm Philippe

Wednesday, 4 October 2023 - 11:31am

Good day to everyone in the Virgin Islands. Since early this morning, I have been working closely with the Director of Disaster Management and his team in response to the effect of Tropical Storm Philippe, which we have all experienced. And of course I have also been in regular touch with the Acting Premier.

Se Pide a los Residentes que Eviten Salir si no es Necesario

Wednesday, 4 October 2023 - 9:26am

Se informa al público que el Centro Nacional de Operaciones de Emergencia está llevando a cabo evaluaciones de daños y operadores de equipo pesado están trabajando para despejar las carreteras que han sido bloqueadas por los efectos de la tormenta tropical Philippe.

Residents Asked To Avoid Non-Essential Travel

Wednesday, 4 October 2023 - 9:06am

The public is advised that the National Emergency Operations Centre is carrying out damage assessments and heavy equipment operators are working to clear those roads that have been blocked by the effects of Tropical Storm Philippe.