The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) released a short documentary as part of its campaign activities in observance of the International Day for Disaster Reduction 2016, observed annually on October 13. The DDM campaign activities began on October 10 and concluded on October 19.
‘Live To Tell’ was the theme for IDDR 2016 and in keeping with this theme, the documentary featured stories from residents who have experienced significant hazard impacts in the Territory and as a result are able to tell their stories.
The individuals featured in the documentary, titled ‘Live To Tell–The BVI Experience’ include Obel Penn, Elton Georges, Margaret Boarde and Genevieve Myers-Harris, with stories dating back to the 1940’s.
The documentary is available on the department’s youtube channel (Dept. of Disaster Management) and can also be viewed by pressing play in the video box below.