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January 2, 2018
ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – Survivors affected by hurricanes Irma and Maria are encouraged to register before the January 8, 2018 deadline with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for...
December 29, 2017
ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) throughout the U.S. Virgin Islands will resume normal hours on January 2, 2018.DRCs will be open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m...
December 26, 2017
ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – The U.S. Virgin Islands has a rich cultural heritage, with museums, archives, libraries, archeological sites, and historic districts across the territory. Many of these...
August 23, 2012
The Virgin Islands Port Authority announced today that the Cyril E. King Airport on St. Thomas is open and processing passengers as normal. The Henry E. Rohlsen Airport on St. Croix is also open,...
August 22, 2012
FEMA Urges Residents in Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands to Take Steps to Prepare WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), through its Caribbean Area Office in Puerto...
August 22, 2012
As a result of the pending storm and the closing of the V.I. Ports, the ferry services' schedules are as follows: Departing: Cruz Bay, St. John to Red Hook, St. ThomasHourly with final service at 7:...
August 22, 2012
Acting Health Commissioner Darice Plaskett announced that the Department of Health’s Functional and Access Needs Shelter is opened and accepting residents at the Charles Harwood Medical Complex for...
August 22, 2012
SAN JUAN, PR – As the peak of the hurricane season rapidly approaches and to manage accurate expectations, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials explain the response process to an...
August 10, 2011
SAN JUAN, PR -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials urge homeowners and individuals in Puerto Rico who suffered flood damages caused by Tropical Storm Emily and have flood insurance...
January 21, 2011
ST. THOMAS, V.I. -- As part of its Resolve to be Ready in 2011 campaign, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Virgin Island Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) officials...