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August 22, 2012
As a result of the pending storm and the closing of the V.I. Ports, the ferry services' schedules are as follows: Departing: Cruz Bay, St. John to Red Hook, St. ThomasHourly with final service at 7:...
August 22, 2012
Acting Health Commissioner Darice Plaskett announced that the Department of Health’s Functional and Access Needs Shelter is opened and accepting residents at the Charles Harwood Medical Complex for...
August 22, 2012
SAN JUAN, PR – As the peak of the hurricane season rapidly approaches and to manage accurate expectations, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials explain the response process to an...
August 10, 2011
SAN JUAN, PR -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials urge homeowners and individuals in Puerto Rico who suffered flood damages caused by Tropical Storm Emily and have flood insurance...
January 21, 2011
ST. THOMAS, V.I. -- As part of its Resolve to be Ready in 2011 campaign, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Virgin Island Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) officials...
November 24, 2010
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama’s major disaster declaration issued for the U.S. Virgin Islands....
November 24, 2010
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster aid has been made available to supplement Territory...
November 22, 2010
ST THOMAS, USVI -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials urge flood insurance holders in the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) who suffered damages caused by the recent rain events,...
November 19, 2010
ST. THOMAS, USVI -- Many Virgin Island residents remain without flood insurance because their home or business has not been flooded yet. However, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials...
November 19, 2010
UNITED STATES VIRGIN ISLANDS (USVI) -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials urge homeowners and individuals who suffered damages caused by the recent rains and floods and who have...