BVI Pilots training For Ancillary Staff In Health Care Facilities

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 - 5:24pm

The BVI is being used as the testing ground for the first SMART standards initiative promoted by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).

Information and Education Manager

Role Summary

The successful applicant will be responsible for developing Public Relations Campaigns, writing press releases, conducting radio interviews, producing television programmes, developing and managing social media presence and other related functions to increase public awareness of disaster threats and the measures that should be adopted to cope with them.

Main Responsibilities

Engineers Commence The Installation Of Seismic Instruments

Tuesday, 6 November 2018 - 5:04pm

The first phase in the installation of seismic equipment is to be completed this week as Engineers from the Puerto Rico Strong Motion Programme at the University of Puerto Rico in Mayaguez are currently in the Territory.

Campus Cert Training Delivered To Teachers

Monday, 5 November 2018 - 5:03pm

Forty (40) teachers from pre-primary to secondary levels within the public and private schools have come together with the support of The Ministry of Education and Culture and Department of Disaster Management to participate in Campus Emergency Response Training (Campus CERT).

Livelihood Protection Policy To Be Introduced In The BVI

Tuesday, 30 October 2018 - 12:06pm

A new disaster risk reduction micro-insurance mechanism designed to protect the income of persons most vulnerable to weather related incidents is to be introduced in the Territory.

Design Component For Operations Centre At Halfway Mark

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 - 2:43pm

The designs for the new National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC) are said to be at the halfway mark and consultants have submitted a draft to the Project Support Services Unit for review.

BVI Amateur Radio League Expands Its Membership

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 - 1:26pm

The BVI Amateur Radio League has increased its membership with the introduction of three (3) newly licenced operators.

Kick Em’ Jenny Volcano Symptoms Described As ‘Restless’

Friday, 5 October 2018 - 5:17pm

The threat levels in concurrence with the seismic activity at the Kick ‘em Jenny Volcano is set at yellow which highlights the symptoms of the volcano as restless.

East End/Long Look Aiming To Become Smart Communities

Tuesday, 25 September 2018 - 1:14pm

Residents of the East End/Long Look Community have been fully briefed on the Smart Communities initiative to be implemented throughout the Territory.

Jost Van Dyke Businesses Develop Continuity Plans

Friday, 21 September 2018 - 5:50pm

Small businesses on Jost van Dyke are benefitting from Business Continuity Management (BCM) training to help them develop business continuity plans for their operations.

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