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July 24, 2018
U.S. Virgin Islands – Pets can’t plan ahead for themselves, but when included in their families’ disaster preparedness plan, everyone is more likely to survive together. Here are some tips on...
July 20, 2018
U.S. Virgin Islands – As recovery from hurricanes Irma and Maria continues, territorial and federal officials emphasize the critical importance of preparing for the 2018 hurricane season. Virgin...
July 10, 2018
U.S. Virgin Islands – Hurricanes Irma and Maria left behind 580,000 cubic yards of debris in the U.S.Virgin Islands, enough to fill 177 Olympic size swimming pools. All eligible debris has been...
June 15, 2018
ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands –FEMA seeks landlords on St. John to join its direct lease program before the July 1 deadline. FEMA uses direct lease as a way to secure temporary lodging for residents...
June 11, 2018
ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – The federal program that provides emergency prescription assistance for survivors who have no prescription insurance coverage has been extended through Aug. 15, 2018. "...
June 8, 2018
U.S. Virgin Islands - Virgin Islanders can learn how to preserve family heirlooms and salvage keepsakes damaged by the hurricanes by attending a free workshop. Specialists from the Smithsonian...
June 5, 2018
ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – The federal program that provides emergency prescription assistance for disaster survivors who have no prescription insurance coverage has been extended through June 15."...
May 25, 2018
ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands –Memorial Day weekend is a busy one at most home improvement stores as people have an extra day to work on home maintenance and improvement projects. The Virgin Islands...
May 25, 2018
ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – The U.S. Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) invite the public to the 2018 Disaster Preparedness...
May 23, 2018
ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – The Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that additional disaster assistance is...