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October 22nd, 2015
Island Bird aircraft lands safely following landing gear problem

BEEF ISLAND, VI - First responders rushed into position shortly after 4pm today October 22, 2015 as an Island Bird aircraft reportedly sounded the alarm that it was having technical problems likely to pose landing challenges at the Terrence B. Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island.

March 18th, 2015
VI F&RS ahead of the game in C/bean – EMT specialist

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “In terms of the Caribbean, this fire service is ahead of the game where the vision is for fire and EMS. I don’t think that you truly believe that but I’ve been around, to Jamaica, Africa, Anguilla, St Martin and others and the BVI is indeed ahead in terms of the vision that you have here.” This is according to EMT training specialist Mrs Doreen Vines- President of Global Medical Educational Training (GMET).

January 12th, 2013
DDM runs first ever cruise disaster simulation exercise

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The level of preparedness of the relevant sectors that would have to respond to any incidents involving cruise ships, was put to the test yesterday January 11, 2013, for the first time in the history of the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) of the Virgin Islands.


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