Governor's Message On Potential Tropical Cyclone 9

Wednesday, 29 July 2020 - 9:41am

Greetings to all. Tuesday afternoon I convened a meeting of the National Emergency Operations Centre’s operations group so that Territory leadership, including myself and the Deputy Premier, could receive a full briefing on the expectations for Potential Tropical Cyclone 9 and strategise how to enact our final preparations for that system.

Statement by Premier Andrew A. Fahie - Forecasted Weather Conditions

Monday, 27 July 2020 - 3:05pm

Mr. Speaker, I would just like to take few moments to remind all Virgin Islanders and residents to continue to be vigilant in keeping ahead of the curve as it relates to a weather system that is under development in our region.

Territory Urged To Complete Seasonal Preparations

Friday, 24 July 2020 - 3:51pm

Residents of the Virgin Islands are urged to urgently carry out seasonal measures to protect their families, homes and businesses with Tropical Storm Gonzalo on the verge of becoming a hurricane in the southern Windward Islands.

BVI Gets Hurricane Preparedness Guide During Covid-19

Friday, 26 June 2020 - 9:30pm

The Ministry of Health and Social Development has partnered with the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) to create a handbook to help residents incorporate COVID-19 into their seasonal preparedness activities.

BVI Residents Urged To Reduce Exposure To Sahara Dust

Tuesday, 23 June 2020 - 4:38pm

British Virgin Islands’ residents are advised to reduce exposure to the Sahara Desert dust plume by wearing face masks in public spaces.

Statement By Premier Andrew A. Fahie: 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season

Thursday, 11 June 2020 - 3:12pm

Mr. Speaker, Monday, June 1 was the start of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season. The season goes up until Monday, November 30.

Leaders Strategise Hurricane Season Preparedness

Wednesday, 10 June 2020 - 1:22pm

Territorial readiness was the focus at yesterday’s virtual meeting of the National Disaster Management Council (NDMC).

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.

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