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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...
February 4, 2019
ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – FEMA, in conjunction with the territory of the U.S. Virgin Islands, has extended the Sheltering and Temporary Essential Power program (STEP). The previous deadline for...
February 4, 2019
ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – A seminar will be presented on Tuesday, February 26, 2019, from8:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. to educate local business owners about acquiring contracts with the Federal...
January 7, 2019
ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – Through continued collaboration between community partners and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Center for Disaster Philanthropy recently awarded two...
December 20, 2018
ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has selected Jacqueline J. Heyliger to serve as the first U. S. Virgin Islands Recovery Director for FEMA Region II,...
October 25, 2018
ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – In the aftermath of the devastation of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, FEMA is hiring local employees to help with the territory’s ongoing disaster recovery effort. It is FEMA’...
October 5, 2018
ST. CROIX, VI – The first Virgin Islanders using FEMA’s PHC program received keys Fri. Sept. 28, 2018 to their repaired St. Thomas home 90-days after work began.“Getting Virgin Islanders back into...
September 20, 2018
ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands – One year after two back-to-back Category 5 hurricanes devastated the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI), progress is being made in the territory’s recovery. Homes are being...
September 19, 2018
ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – FEMA wants eligible survivors to receive all their assistance. Virgin Islanders may receive a phone call as a reminder that survivors affected by hurricanes Irma and Maria...