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July 31st, 2023
83 Persons receive VHF radio training in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Eighty-three public officers and others have completed training in very high frequency (VHF) radiotelephone usage as part of the Department of Disaster Management’s ongoing training series.

April 13th, 2022
Territorial Search & Rescue Team completes 2-week training course

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Members of the Territorial Search and Rescue Team (TSART) have gained theoretical and hands-on experience in Field Search Techniques and Rope Rescue following their participation in a two-week course held March 28 to April 8, 2022.

March 15th, 2022
VI practises earthquake & tsunami response

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Students, first responders and other residents of the Virgin Islands joined the rest of the Caribbean and Latin America to practise the safest way to respond in case of an earthquake and tsunami as part of Caribe Wave.

March 14th, 2021
Premier & Governor led VI in regional earthquake & tsunami exercise

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands joined nearly 400,000 residents of the Caribbean and Latin America on March 11, 2021, to participate in Caribe Wave, the annual tsunami preparedness exercise.

July 21st, 2019
DDM trains 72 teens as emergency responders

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Some 72 teens from schools across the Virgin Islands have responded to the call to be trained as emergency responders.

March 31st, 2018
ESHS students receive emergency response training

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Twelve students of the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) are undergoing training by the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) designed for teenagers.

January 7th, 2013
DDM to host 'Operation Tropic Hit' simulation exercise Friday, Jan 11

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) is hosting a Simulation Exercise “Operation Tropic Hit” on Friday January 11, 2013 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. – 12 noon.

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