Gender And Disaster Risk Reduction Workshop Draws Over 70 Persons

Friday, 24 May 2019 - 5:32pm

The two-day Gender and Disaster Risk Reduction and Recovery Workshop kicked off at the Moorings yesterday May 23. 

DDM Conducts Monthly Emergency Broadcast Test

Friday, 24 May 2019 - 9:21am

The public is notified that the Department of Disaster Management will be testing its National Siren System and National Emergency Broadcast System today Friday, May 24 at 2:00 p.m.

DDM Conducts Monthly Emergency Broadcast Test

Friday, 24 May 2019 - 8:58am

The Department of Disaster Management will be testing its National Siren System and National Emergency Broadcast System today Friday, May 24 at 2:00 p.m.

Public Invited To Gender Responsive Disaster Risk Reduction And Recovery Workshop

Wednesday, 15 May 2019 - 4:22pm

Did you know that understanding how gender relations shape women’s and men’s lives is critical to disaster risk reduction?

Civil Society Leaders Urged To Attend Gender And Recovery Workshop

Wednesday, 15 May 2019 - 11:29am

The Government of the Virgin Islands will host a high level delegation of United Nations experts at a workshop to draw attention to gender differences in responding to, and recovering from natural disasters on May 23 to 24.  

NDMC Reviews Arrangements For Mass Gathering Events

Tuesday, 14 May 2019 - 11:11am

Governor Augustus Jaspert chaired a special meeting of the National Disaster Management Council (NDMC) on Monday, May 13.

Residents Urged To Avoid Open Fires And Conserve Water

Friday, 10 May 2019 - 5:33pm

Residents of the Virgin Islands are asked to refrain from any open burning and to conserve water within their homes and businesses as much as possible.

Potential Bidders Tour NEOC Site Ahead Of Submission Deadline

Tuesday, 7 May 2019 - 4:53pm

Officers from the Procurement Unit in the Ministry of Finance along with officers from the Department of Disaster Management hosted 14 representatives from local and international firms at a pre-bidding conference for the construction of the new National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC) on Friday, May 3.

DDM Welcomes New Information And Education Manager

Friday, 3 May 2019 - 3:57pm

The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) has added a new Information and Education Manager to its staff.

BVI Seen As A Model For Resilient Schools

Tuesday, 30 April 2019 - 1:11pm

The successes of the BVI’s SMART Schools concept were shared at the 2nd annual Caribbean Safe Schools Ministerial Forum held in St. Vincent and the Grenadines from April 29 to 30.

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