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June 30, 2020
ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands – Emergencies and disasters can be frightening for children. Being aware and included in preparedness plans can lessen their fear and anxiety. It is helpful to:Include...
June 23, 2020
ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands – Pets are an important member of your household, remember to include them in your hurricane preparedness plans.Here are some tips on disaster preparedness for pet...
June 16, 2020
ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands – Alerts received at the right time can keep you safe during an emergency. Get to know the terms used to identify severe weather and discuss with your family what to do...
June 11, 2020
U.S. Virgin Islands – Hurricane season officially began June 1, now is the time for all Virgin Islanders to take steps to prepare themselves and their loved ones. Build a kit, make a plan and stay...
April 2, 2020
WASHINGTON — FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available for the Territory of U.S. Virgin Islands to supplement territory and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the...
January 17, 2020
ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands – Approved funding for the U.S Virgin Islands has surpassed $2.1 billion from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Public Assistance program (PA).PA grants...
November 25, 2019
ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands – The Governor’s Office, the V.I. Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) led a Readiness and Resilience...
November 18, 2019
ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands – Utilizing FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funding the V.I. Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) recently provided its Division of...
August 28, 2019
WASHINGTON — FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available to the territory of the U.S. Virgin Islands to supplement territory and local response efforts to the emergency...
August 28, 2019
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Donald J. Trump‘s emergency disaster declaration issued for the...