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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...
September 6, 2018
ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – As the Virgin Islands makes strides recovering from hurricanes Irma and Maria, the united effort of government, private sector, nongovernmental agencies and humanitarian...
August 15, 2018
ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – As we approach peak hurricane season, federal and territorial emergency response leaders continue to emphasize families prepare to sustain themselves in the immediate...
August 8, 2018
ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – Emergencies and disasters can happen at any time, often without much warning. This is also true in the U.S. Virgin Islands where residents, including children, were...
July 24, 2018
U.S. Virgin Islands – Pets can’t plan ahead for themselves, but when included in their families’ disaster preparedness plan, everyone is more likely to survive together. Here are some tips on...
July 20, 2018
U.S. Virgin Islands – As recovery from hurricanes Irma and Maria continues, territorial and federal officials emphasize the critical importance of preparing for the 2018 hurricane season. Virgin...
July 10, 2018
U.S. Virgin Islands – Hurricanes Irma and Maria left behind 580,000 cubic yards of debris in the U.S.Virgin Islands, enough to fill 177 Olympic size swimming pools. All eligible debris has been...
June 15, 2018
ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands –FEMA seeks landlords on St. John to join its direct lease program before the July 1 deadline. FEMA uses direct lease as a way to secure temporary lodging for residents...
June 11, 2018
ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – The federal program that provides emergency prescription assistance for survivors who have no prescription insurance coverage has been extended through Aug. 15, 2018. "...