Message by His Excellency the Acting Governor On Tropical Storm Fiona’s Approach Near the Virgin Islands

Thursday, 15 September 2022 - 6:20pm

Tropical Storm Fiona has formed, and as of this afternoon, the Virgin Islands along with several of our regional neighbours are under Tropical Storm Watch.

2022 Land Based Shelter List Available

Monday, 18 July 2022 - 3:54pm

The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) encourages all Virgin Islands residents to view and become familiar with the 2022 Land Based Emergency Shelter List.

Sister Islands Community Preparedness Meeting

Thursday, 14 July 2022 - 4:28pm

Hurricane Supplies To Be Distributed On Friday, July 15

Wednesday, 13 July 2022 - 4:13pm

The public is advised that there will be a distribution of hurricane preparedness supplies, COVID-19 related items and general hygiene supplies on Friday, July 15 beginning at 9:00 a.m. at the Social Development Department located at John’s Hole.

Sister Islands’ Disaster Preparedness Drives To Be Held

Thursday, 7 July 2022 - 12:26pm

The Office of the Deputy Governor, the Department of Disaster Management (DDM), and Resilience Teams will be hosting a series of disaster preparedness drives on Virgin Gorda, Anegada and Jost Van Dyke.

Ministry Of Health And Red Cross Solidify Partnership

Tuesday, 28 June 2022 - 11:15am

The Ministry of Health and Social Development has solidified its working relationship with the Red Cross by signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).

Preparations Underway For Active Hurricane Season

Friday, 17 June 2022 - 1:50pm

Government agencies and key partners are working together to make sure the Virgin Islands is prepared following the prediction of an active hurricane season by experts.

2022 Hurricane Season Message From Premier Wheatley - TOGETHER WE CAN BE READY

Wednesday, 1 June 2022 - 5:10pm

Though we may not welcome it, the Atlantic Hurricane Season is once again upon us. This means that as happens every year between the 1st of June and the 30th of November, we and the rest of the Caribbean are at an increased risk for storms and hurricanes.

Governor's Atlantic Hurricane Season Message

Wednesday, 1 June 2022 - 3:35pm

Good day to one and all in the Virgin Islands.

Today, the 1st of June, marks the Atlantic Hurricane Season and for the seventh consecutive year, forecasters advise that this season will bring above average levels of storm activity to the region. We therefore must all play our part to be as prepared as possible.

Anegada Residents Invited To Preparedness Sessions

Thursday, 21 April 2022 - 1:20pm

The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) is inviting residents of Anegada to learn about how to improve their home or business’ level of readiness ahead of the Atlantic Hurricane Season.