Flood Awareness Competition Winner To Be Announced Soon

Tuesday, 11 December 2018 - 9:07am

The judging process for the Hydrology Study Flood Awareness Poster Competition has commenced.

Hydrology And Flood Reduction Workshop On Monday Dec. 10

Friday, 7 December 2018 - 4:20pm

Architects, Project Managers and Developers are invited to the Hydrology and Flood risk Reduction Study workshop on Monday, December 10 at the Department of Disaster Management conference room from 5:30 pm. to 7:30 p.m.    

Message By Honourable Marlon Penn - Volunteers Build Resilient Communities

Wednesday, 5 December 2018 - 5:29pm

Residents of the Virgin Islands; International Volunteer Day (IVD) 2018 is being celebrated this year under the theme “Volunteers build Resilient Communities”. 

Satellite Emergency Relief Warehouses Being Established

Wednesday, 5 December 2018 - 5:14pm

Satellite warehouses are being established in key locations throughout the Territory as the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) continues to enhance community resilience.

Public Officers Engage In ‘Mapping For Evidence-Based Policy’ Workshop

Tuesday, 4 December 2018 - 3:29pm

Public Officers from the several departments including Conservation and Fisheries, Survey, Town and Country Planning, and Disaster Management are engaged in a week long workshop on 'Mapping for Evidence-Based Policy, Recovery and Environmental Resilience’ from December 3 to 7.

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).

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.

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