Public Works Department Enhancing Disaster Response

Monday, 10 June 2024 - 3:55pm

The Public Works Department is enhancing its emergency response capabilities as the Territory prepares for a very active hurricane season.

Land-Based Emergency Shelter List Updated

Tuesday, 4 June 2024 - 2:38pm

The public is notified that the 2024 updated Land-based Emergency Shelter List is available for download.

Premier Honourable Dr. Natalio D. Wheatley’s Message on the Start of the 2024 Atlantic Hurricane Season

Monday, 3 June 2024 - 3:49pm

Once again, the hurricane season is here. Some of you may have heard that experts expect as many as 25 named storms to develop during the 2024 hurricane season. 

His Excellency the Governor Daniel Pruce’s Message on the Start of the 2024 Atlantic Hurricane Season

Monday, 3 June 2024 - 3:42pm

The hurricane season has arrived, and by now you have probably heard that the 2024 hurricane season outlooks are above average.


Friday, 31 May 2024 - 5:43pm

Greetings fellow Virgin Islanders. As we approach another hurricane season, it is crucial that we remain vigilant and prepared. This year's Atlantic Hurricane Season is already proving to be an active one, as evidenced by the flash floods experienced in early May. These events have served as a wake-up call, alerting us to the areas that require immediate attention to mitigate flooding during inclement weather.

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.

Residents Asked To Avoid Travel Until Showers Subside

Wednesday, 8 May 2024 - 8:15am

The public is urged to stay off the roads until showers subside, which forecasters expect will be a little later today.

More Than 4,000 Join Caribe Wave In The VI

Tuesday, 26 March 2024 - 3:05pm

Director of Disaster Management Jasen Penn said he is pleased with the Virgin Islands overall response in the regional tsunami exercise Caribe Wave.

Public Invited To Tsunami Readiness Webinar

Monday, 18 March 2024 - 12:51pm

The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) encourages Virgin Islands residents to join a free webinar on tsunami safety on Tuesday, March 19, at 1:00 p.m.

Earthquake And Tsunami Exercise Set For March 21

Monday, 11 March 2024 - 3:12pm

The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) is encouraging Virgin Islands residents to participate in the 2024 Caribe Wave regional earthquake and tsunami exercise set for March 21.