British Virgin Islands

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Six Caribbean islands, Anguilla, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Sint Maarten, Montserrat and Turks and Caicos Islands, benefit from an 18-month project designed to build the energy resilience of these islands while reducing their vulnerability.
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2021
This is a comic for youth and adults to raise awareness on the importance of leaving no one behind in times of COVID-19 during hurricane season. This comic has been designed for the Caribbean, but can be used in other parts of the world.
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Aerial Recovery Group has been named an official partner of the BVI Department of Disaster Management, marking the long-term continuation of their work together.
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs - Headquarters

DRR Community in British Virgin Islands

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Governance

Sendai Framework Focal Point

Sendai Focal PointDepartment of Disaster Management

National Platform

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National policies and plans

2003

This document sets out the government's disaster management policy for the British Virgin Islands (BVI). It involves all government institutions, the private sector and civil society and other players, as well as all activities related to disaster

British Virgin Islands - government
2003

This policy document presents British Virgin Islands’ vulnerability to hazards and the challenges to the implementation of hazard mitigation. It sets out priority areas for action and outlines specific tasks for the achievement of these priorities.

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British Virgin Islands - government

Risk and governance profile(s)

2012
The preparation of this National Progress Report has been undertaken within the framework of the biennial 2011-13 HFA Monitoring and Progress Review process, facilitated by UNISDR and ISDR System partners.
Department of Disaster Management
2010
The preparation of this National Progress Report has been undertaken within the framework of the biennial 2009-11 HFA Monitoring and Progress Review process, facilitated by UNISDR and ISDR System partners.
Department of Disaster Management