Construction On National Emergency Operations Centre Begins

Thursday, 18 February 2021 - 2:03pm

With heavy machinery and ceremonial shovels, demolition of the former home of the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) and construction of a state-of-the-art new National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC) began with a groundbreaking ceremony this week in McNamara.

Live Groundbreaking For National Emergency Operations Centre Building

Monday, 15 February 2021 - 5:00pm

The public is invited to view the groundbreaking for the National Emergency Operations Centre Building on Tuesday, February 16 at 1:00 p.m. live on the Government of the Virgin Islands’ Facebook page, @BVIGovernment.

Cane Garden Bay Emergency Siren Testing

Monday, 15 February 2021 - 3:17pm

Residents in Cane Garden Bay are advised that Department of Disaster Management (DDM) officers will be carrying out maintenance and testing of the early warning siren for that community tomorrow, February 16. 

Contract Signed For New National Emergency Operations Centre

Friday, 29 January 2021 - 5:35pm

A joint venture between local firms Tandem Development and D & B Heavy Equipment Services Limited has been approved to allow for the construction a state-of-the-art National Emergency Operations Centre, announced Premier and Minister for Finance Andrew Fahie at a signing ceremony yesterday afternoon.

Remarks by Honourable Andrew A. Fahie - Contract Signing for new National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC) Building

Friday, 29 January 2021 - 12:02pm

Good day and God's Blessings to everyone. I am happy to see us moving forward with this project to construct a new fit-for-purpose building which will house the Department for Disaster Management (DDM) and the National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC), two crucial components of our disaster management apparatus.

BVI’s Disaster Response Capacity Strengthened

Wednesday, 20 January 2021 - 4:57pm

Representatives from the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) and the BVI Red Cross (BVIRC) have shared plans for reducing the Territory’s disaster risk in 2021.

Mr. Jasen Penn Appointed Acting Director Of DDM

Thursday, 7 January 2021 - 4:52pm

Long-time staffer at the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) Mr. Jasen Penn has been appointed to act as the department’s Director effective January 1.

50 Persons Benefit From Grant Proposal Training

Tuesday, 13 October 2020 - 4:42pm

Officers from around the public sector and leaders from the Territory’s community-based groups have received training on best practices when applying for grant opportunities.

Message By Premier Andrew A Fahie On The Passage Of Tropical Storm Laura – Be Safe

Saturday, 22 August 2020 - 12:38pm

People of the Virgin Islands, good morning, and God’s blessings.

You would have seen the 11:00 a.m. update from the Department of Disaster Management, which stated that although showers and gusty winds continue around the Territory, the Tropical Storm Warning for the BVI has been lifted as Tropical Storm Laura moves away.

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