Se Insta La Preparacion Para La Temporada De Huracán 2020

Friday, 15 May 2020 - 10:20am

Se insta a los residentes del Territorio a acelerar sus preparativos ahora a la luz del pronóstico de actividad de tormentas tropicales "por encima del promedio" para la región, y de acuerdo con la respuesta continua de las IVB al COVID-19, así como la posibilidad de otros peligros.

BVI Residents Urged To Start Hurricane Preparations Early

Wednesday, 13 May 2020 - 12:30pm

The Territory’s residents are encouraged to ramp up their preparations now in light of the forecast “above average” tropical storm activity for the region, and in keeping with the BVI’s on-going response to COVID-19 as well as the possibility of other hazards.

Governor J. U Jaspert's Atlantic Hurricane Season Message

Wednesday, 13 May 2020 - 9:42am

For the last few weeks, this Territory has shown remarkable strength and unity in the effort to stop the spread of COVID-19.

Statement by His Excellency the Governor Augustus Jaspert : COVID-19 and Emergencies

Wednesday, 6 May 2020 - 1:29pm

Good day to all in the Virgin Islands.

Many of us would have seen the reports of the recent earthquake in Puerto Rico.  Our thoughts are with those affected by any damage.   With seismic activity continuing in the region and the Atlantic Hurricane Season just around the corner, it is timely that many are wondering what they might do differently when it comes to emergencies in the context of the Coronavirus COVID-19.  

DDM To Test Russell Hill Siren

Monday, 23 March 2020 - 5:38pm

The Department of Disaster Management is advising the public that it will be testing the audio component of the Russell Hill Siren.........

UK Minister Talks COVID-19 With OT Leaders

Wednesday, 18 March 2020 - 3:11pm

Minister for the Overseas Territories Baroness Elizabeth Sugg held a teleconference earlier today with the Premiers and Chief Ministers of the Overseas Territories (OTs) to discuss the response to COVID-19, and how the United Kingdom (UK) can support the OTs response to this crisis.

Statement By Deputy Governor On Caribe Wave Exercise

Wednesday, 18 March 2020 - 12:41pm

Public Officers of the Virgin Islands, Many of you would be making final preparations within your departments and agencies to participate in the Caribe Wave exercise on March 19. In light of the ongoing COVID-19 Coronavirus outbreak around the world, we have decided that the exercise will no longer include an evacuation component.

NEOC Meets To Strategise Coronavirus Response

Tuesday, 3 March 2020 - 6:29pm

His Excellency the Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert convened a meeting this morning to discuss the Territory’s strategic response to the ongoing global Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Message From Governor Augustus Jaspert Regarding Covid-19

Tuesday, 3 March 2020 - 1:01pm

Good afternoon to all those living and visiting the Virgin Islands.  A meeting was convened earlier today with the Premier, Deputy Premier, Minister of Health and Social Development and representatives of key response agencies across the public service to discuss the current global outbreak of COVID-19. I

Senior Technical Planning Manager

Role Summary

The successful applicant will develop and oversee the BVI Mitigation and Planning Program to ensure efficient disaster management procedures are in place in case of a national emergency and to facilitate the development of national hazard mitigation and prevention measures.

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