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May 14, 2019
ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands - The 2019 hurricane season begins June 1st through November 30th, with the peak occurring mid-August through late October. The Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency...
April 22, 2019
ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded $4.1 million to the territory for the Clinton Phipps Racetrack on St. Thomas.  Torrential flooding, storm...
April 16, 2019
ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded nearly $5 million in funding to the territory to retrofit the Charles A. “Tappy” Seales (Grove Place) Fire...
April 5, 2019
ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded more than $162,000 to the territory to retrofit the Emile C. Berry Fire Station to withstand hurricane force...
April 2, 2019
ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands – To date, FEMA has provided more than $370,000 for invitational travel to bring more than 400 volunteers to the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI). Volunteers utilized more...
March 29, 2019
ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has awarded $2.8 million to the territory to repair and harden the Lagoon Street Pump Station force main sewer line.Strong...
March 28, 2019
St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands – On Wednesday, March 27, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded nearly $1 million to the territory for the Spring Gut Watershed. This watershed, when...
March 26, 2019
ST. JOHN, U.S. Virgin Islands – Temporary medical modular facilities are now open at the Myrah Keating Smith Community Health Center, St. John’s primary healthcare resource. The center sustained...
March 21, 2019
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...
February 26, 2019
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...