Government Radio Network

Government Radio Network

Sea Markers BACKGROUND Hurricane damage to the Government’s Very High Frequency (VHF) radio network has left the Virgin Islands emergency, security and disaster management response services with patchy coverage and a system that is weak and vulnerable to disasters....
West End Ferry Terminal

West End Ferry Terminal

WEST END FERRY TERMINAL BACKGROUND The ferry terminal at West End was the busiest sea port in the Virgin Islands prior to the 2017 hurricanes: 40% of all arrivals into the Territory cleared in through West End. The destruction of the terminal has therefore affected...
Marine Survey

Marine Survey

marine survey BACKGROUND The seas surrounding the Virgin Islands are an invaluable natural resource. Besides being the ‘sailing capital of the world’ there are potential economic opportunities that could be exploited in our waters, as well as resources that require...
Repair to homes

Repair to homes

Repair homes BACKGROUND With so much of the housing stock damaged or destroyed by the hurricanes, the Ministry of Health and Social Development launched the Housing Recovery Programme to provide grants, loans and funding to help vulnerable families rebuild their...
Derelict Boat Removal

Derelict Boat Removal

Derelict Boat Removal BACKGROUND Derelict boats have littered shorelines throughout the islands for the past two years. Many of these abandoned boats are located in safe anchorages and hurricane holes; removing them is vital to ensure other boats have access to these...