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Progress Made in Disposal Operations of Hurricane Debris

Hurricanes Irma and Maria left behind 580,000 cubic yards of debris in the U.S. Virgin Islands, enough to fill 177 Olympic-sized swimming pools. All...

United Way of USVI Informs Public of Disaster Distress Helpline

United Way of the U.S. Virgin Islands informs Virgin Islanders of an important resource that can help those still coping with challenges resulting from...

Coral Bay Survey Finds Two Thirds of Respondents Feel Unprepared for...

A full two thirds of respondents to an online survey conducted by the Coral Bay Community Council say they don’t feel prepared for the...

St. John Residents Flock to Hurricane Preparedness Fair

Linda Williams, VITEMA’s Emergency Operations Center supervisor for St. John, had words of advice for those who stopped by her booth at the Hurricane...

Free Rebuilding and Repair Advice on St. Thomas

FEMA IS OFFERING FREE IN-PERSON ADVICE APRIL 30 THROUGH MAY 5 TO HELP VIRGIN ISLANDERS REPAIR OR REBUILD THEIR HURRICANE-DAMAGED HOMES. FEMA SPECIALISTS WILL BE AT...

Emergency Prescription Assistance Program Extended Through May 15

The federal program that provides emergency prescription assistance for uninsured disaster survivors has been extended through May 15 at the territory’s request. Virgin Islanders who have no...

Federal Funding for U.S. Virgin Islands Tops $1 Billion

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and its partners have provided more than $1 billion to households, businesses, territorial agencies and flood insurance policyholders...

Government House Gives Update on Debris Removal Details

To date, roughly 750,000 cubic yards of vegetative debris has been picked up across all islands and more than a thousand transformers have been...

FEMA Hiring for USVI Recovery Jobs

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...

FEMA Approves $182 Million for Emergency Measures after Hurricanes in USVI

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved $182,213,326 in additional grants to pay for the restoration of electric power and removal of debris...

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