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June 30, 2020
ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands – Emergencies and disasters can be frightening for children. Being aware and included in preparedness plans can lessen their fear and anxiety. It is helpful to:Include...
June 23, 2020
ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands – Pets are an important member of your household, remember to include them in your hurricane preparedness plans.Here are some tips on disaster preparedness for pet...
June 16, 2020
ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands – Alerts received at the right time can keep you safe during an emergency. Get to know the terms used to identify severe weather and discuss with your family what to do...
June 11, 2020
U.S. Virgin Islands – Hurricane season officially began June 1, now is the time for all Virgin Islanders to take steps to prepare themselves and their loved ones. Build a kit, make a plan and stay...
June 11, 2020
WASHINGTON – As FEMA, under the direction of the White House Task Force, has led the whole-of-America response to the COVID-19 pandemic for the past several weeks, billions of essential resources and...
June 5, 2020
WASHINGTON -- As FEMA, under the direction of the White House Task Force, has led the whole-of-America response to the COVID-19 pandemic for the past several weeks, billions of essential resources...
May 29, 2020
WASHINGTON -- As FEMA, under the direction of the White House Task Force, has led the whole-of-America response to the COVID-19 pandemic for the past several weeks, billions of essential resources...
May 22, 2020
WASHINGTON -- As FEMA, under the direction of the White House Task Force, has led the whole-of-America response to the COVID-19 pandemic for the past several weeks, billions of essential resources...
May 15, 2020
WASHINGTON - As FEMA, under the direction of the White House Task Force, has led the whole-of-America response to the COVID-19 pandemic for the past two months, billions of essential resources and...
May 12, 2020
Thirteen of the obligations are grants of over $1 million eachGUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA and the Central Office for Recovery, Reconstruction and Resilience, or COR3, have announced the obligation...
March 27, 2020
WASHINGTON — FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico to supplement the commonwealth and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by...
March 13, 2020
On March 13, 2020, the President declared the ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic of sufficient severity and magnitude to warrant an emergency declaration for all states, tribes,...
March 13, 2020
The federal government continues to take aggressive and proactive steps to address the COVID-19 threat as the health and safety of the American people remain a top priority.Today, President Trump...
March 11, 2020
WASHINGTON - On Jan. 16, 2020, President Trump declared that a major disaster existed in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and ordered federal assistance to supplement Commonwealth and local recovery...
January 17, 2020
ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands – Approved funding for the U.S Virgin Islands has surpassed $2.1 billion from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Public Assistance program (PA).PA grants...
January 16, 2020
WASHINGTON — FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available to the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico to supplement Commonwealth and local response efforts to the emergency conditions in...
January 16, 2020
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Donald J. Trump's disaster declaration issued for the Commonwealth of...
January 12, 2020
STATEMENT:FEMA is fully committed to providing preparedness, response and recovery information in formats accessible to the whole community and takes its responsibility to meet the needs of the deaf...
January 7, 2020
Acting FEMA Administrator Pete Gaynor has been in constant communication and coordination with Puerto Rico Governor Wanda Vazquez. The agency received her request for an emergency declaration from...
January 7, 2020
WASHINGTON — FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available to the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico to supplement Commonwealth and local response efforts to the emergency conditions in...