VI Officers Build On Their Search And Rescue Skills

Tuesday, 12 April 2022 - 12:26pm

Members of the Territorial Search and Rescue Team (TSART) have gained theoretical and hands-on experience in Field Search Techniques and Rope Rescue following their participation in a two-week course held March 28 to April 8.

2022 Expected To Be Another Above Average Hurricane Season

Thursday, 7 April 2022 - 12:15pm

Virgin Islands residents should brace for another busy hurricane season, according to the expert forecast from Colorado State University’s Tropical Meteorology Project issued this morning.

World Met Day Recognised

Wednesday, 23 March 2022 - 3:11pm

Acting Director at the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) Mr. Jasen Penn has said that the Virgin Islands network of weather monitoring instrumentation supports preparedness in the short and long term, as the Territory observes World Meteorological Day.

VI Practises Earthquake And Tsunami Response

Tuesday, 15 March 2022 - 9:57am

Students, first responders and other residents of the Virgin Islands joined the rest of the Caribbean and Latin America to practise the safest way to respond in case of an earthquake and tsunami as part of Caribe Wave.

Carrot Bay Sea Defense Community Meeting

Wednesday, 2 March 2022 - 3:00pm

Community members are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the Carrot Bay Sea Defense Project at the Carrot Bay Seventh-day Adventist Youth Centre on Sunday, March 6 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Regional Earthquake And Tsunami Exercise Returns March 10

Monday, 28 February 2022 - 12:06pm

Acting Director for the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) Jasen Penn is encouraging residents of the Virgin Islands to be prepared to respond to earthquakes and tsunamis as they can happen without warning.

DDM Director Shares Continuity Advice for Businesses

Friday, 14 January 2022 - 3:53pm

Updating business continuity and disaster plans can help minimise disruptions brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, shared Department of Disaster Management Acting Director Jasen Penn during a stakeholder meeting January 13.

Airport Emergency Simulation Exercise On Virgin Gorda

Thursday, 9 December 2021 - 10:57am

The public is notified that the BVI Airports Authority (BVIAA) will be conducting its biennial emergency simulation exercise at the Taddy Bay Airport today 9th December 2021.

Solar Powered Strong Motion Sensor Installed At East End

Wednesday, 8 December 2021 - 10:32am

The Virgin Islands has improved local seismic monitoring capability with the installation of the Territory’s first solar powered strong motion sensor.

Hurricane Season Ends With 21 Named Storms

Tuesday, 30 November 2021 - 2:14pm

A busy Atlantic Hurricane Season ends today after the formation of 21 named storms, including seven hurricanes, of which four developed into major hurricanes.