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Sistema de Alerta Temprana de Tsunamis - Primer proyecto 428 obligado en las Islas Vírgenes de EE.UU.

Islas Vírgenes de EE.UU. – El jueves, 21 de marzo la Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA, por sus siglas en inglés) obligó $1.6 millones al territorio para el Sistema de Alerta Temprana de Tsunamis. Durante los huracanes Irma y María, el Sistema de Alerta Temprana de Tsunamis de las Islas Vírgenes de EE.UU. (USVI, por sus siglas en inglés) sufrió daños graves, dejando inoperante el sistema de alerta crítica.

Tsunami Early Warning System – First 428 Project Obligated in the U.S. Virgin Islands

U.S. Virgin Islands – On Thursday, March 21, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) obligated $1.6 million to the territory for the Tsunami Early Warning System. During hurricanes Irma and Maria, the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) Tsunami Early Warning System was heavily damaged, leaving the critical alert system inoperable.

STEP Program Debris Removal is in Progress

U.S. Virgin Islands – Debris removal is underway for those enrolled in the Sheltering and Temporary Essential Power (STEP) program. FEMA and the territory of the U.S. Virgin Islands have extended the STEP program until March 31, 2019; an extension for debris pickup/removal has been requested and is currently under review. The Department of Public Works (DPW), which manages the STEP debris removal process, has removed approximately 50 percent of debris from St.

Kontra avèk FEMA – Yon Seminè pou Asistans ak Fòmasyon Antrepriz

                                                                        

Sent KWA, Zile Vyèj – Ap genyen yon seminè Madi, 26 Fevriye, 2019, de
8:00 a.m. pou rive 3:30 p.m. pou pakab fòme pwpriyetè anrepriz lokal yo sou trape kontra avèk Ajans Federal Jesyon Ijans (FEMA).

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Contratación con FEMA – Un seminario de capacitación y de extensión de negocio

ST. CROIX, Islas Vírgenes –Se presentará un seminario el martes 26 de febrero de 2019, desde las
8:00 a.m. hasta las 3:30 p.m. para educar a empresarios locales sobre la adquisición de contratos con la Agencia Gubernamental de Gestión de Emergencias (FEMA, por sus siglas en inglés).

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FEMA pwolonje pwogram Alimantasyon Esansyèl Pwovizwa ak Ebèjman (STEP)

Sent KWA, Zile Vyèj – FEMA, an akò ak teritwa Zile Vyèj Ameriken, pwolonje pwogram Alimantasyon Esansyèl Tanporè ak Ebèjman (STEP) la. Ansyen delè pou pwogram sa te 31 Janvye, 2019.  Nouvo pwolongasyon ki apwouve a kontinye pwogram sa jis rive 31 Mas, 2019. Moun ki deja anrejistre nan pwogram nan elijib pou pwolongasyon sa.

FEMA extiende el programa de Refugio y Energía Temporal Esencial (STEP)

ST. CROIX, Islas Vírgenes – La Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA, por sus siglas en inglés), junto con el territorio de las Islas Vírgenes de los Estados Unidos, ha extendió el programa de Refugio y Energía Temporal Esencial (STEP, por sus siglas en inglés). Anteriormente, la fecha límite para este programa era el 31 de enero de 2019.  La ampliación que se acaba de aprobar extiende este programa hasta el 31 de marzo de 2019.

Contracting with FEMA – A Business Outreach and Training Seminar

ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – A seminar will be presented on Tuesday, February 26, 2019, from
8:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. to educate local business owners about acquiring contracts with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

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FEMA extends Sheltering and Temporary Essential Power (STEP) program

ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – FEMA, in conjunction with the territory of the U.S. Virgin Islands, has extended the Sheltering and Temporary Essential Power program (STEP). The previous deadline for this program was January 31, 2019.  The newly approved extension continues this program through March 31, 2019. Those who are currently enrolled in the program are eligible for this extension.

Two U.S. Virgin Islands Organizations Awarded Grants for Ongoing Projects

ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands Through continued collaboration between community partners and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Center for Disaster Philanthropy recently awarded two grants for ongoing recovery efforts following the two major hurricanes in the U.S. Virgin Islands in 2017. The grants were awarded to Love City Strong on St. John and the St. Croix Foundation for Community Development on St.