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May 21, 2019
ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands – Pets and service animals cannot plan ahead for themselves, but when included in their families’ disaster preparedness plan, everyone is more likely to survive...
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...