School Safety Kits Provided As Part Of Smart School Project

Thursday, 5 February 2015 - 5:45pm

Schools in Sea Cows Bay have received pre-packaged school safety kits as part of the SMART School Pilot Project.

Energy Saving Lights Installed As Part Of Smart School Project

Thursday, 5 February 2015 - 3:45pm

Close to 200 energy saving light bulbs have been installed in the Seventh-day Adventist School (SDA) at Sea Cow’s Bay as part of the SMART School Project being piloted in the three schools in that area.

Testing Of The Emergency Alert System

Friday, 23 January 2015 - 10:00am

The Department of Disaster Management is informing the public that the National Siren System and National Emergency Broadcast System will be tested today, Friday, 23rd January at 2:00 pm.  The test is carried out on the fourth Friday of every month.

Safe Disposal Of Waste Oil Is Everyone’s Business

Friday, 19 December 2014 - 1:30pm

The Department of Waste Management is encouraging the community to dispose of waste oil safely at the incinerator in Pockwood Pond.

Waste Officer, Mr. Marquese Maduro said the department is requesting that individuals and businesses that generate significant amounts of waste oil are to bring the oil to Pockwood Pond where it can dispose of safely.

Waste oil is defined as any petroleum-based or synthetic oil such as automotive, cooking oil and other lubricants.

BVI Under Evaluation For Emergency Management Accreditation

Tuesday, 2 December 2014 - 4:15pm

By the end of this week, the British Virgin Islands (BVI) will know whether its National Disaster Management Programme (NDMP), led by the Department of Disaster Management (DDM), has met the required standards and can be considered for accreditation from the United States based Emergency Management Accreditation Programme (EMAP).