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April 11, 2018
ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – As Virgin Islanders repair and rebuild their hurricane-damaged homes, FEMA is offering free consultations and literature on making homes stronger and safer.FEMA...
April 5, 2018
ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands—Signs of the Virgin Islands’ long history have been preserved in architecture and artifacts.  Many of these were damaged, in some instances severely, by hurricanes Maria and...
April 4, 2018
ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – Fifteen pallets of donated durable medical equipment – hospital beds, wheelchairs, shower chairs, walkers, canes, asthma pumps, CPAP machines and blood pressure monitors...
April 3, 2018
ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – As the USVI recovers from hurricanes Irma and Maria, opportunities abound to build back structures with improved ability to withstand high winds, floods, earthquakes, and...
April 2, 2018
ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – When the electric power system in the U.S. Virgin Islands is rebuilt, it will be stronger than it has ever been.The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority, with help...
March 29, 2018
ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – New temporary fire stations are being installed in Cruz Bay on St. John and in Bordeaux on St. Thomas to replace the permanent fire stations destroyed by last year’s...
March 29, 2018
ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – The federal program that provides emergency prescription assistance for uninsured disaster survivors has been extended through May 15 at the territory’s request. Virgin...
March 28, 2018
ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – After Hurricanes Luis and Marilyn in 1995 damaged or destroyed more than 21,000 Virgin Islands homes, FEMA granted about $30 million through its Hazard Mitigation Grant...
March 23, 2018
ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) remind hurricane survivors that scam artists could be at...
March 21, 2018
ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – The Federal Emergency Management Agency continues hiring Virgin Islanders in St. Croix and St. Thomas to work on recovery from hurricanes Irma and Maria.Positions are...