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FEMA Shares Latest Updates & Clears Up Misinformation

FEMA shared the following updates over the weekend: Survivors can register for FEMA assistance by going on-line to www.disasterassistance.gov or by calling 1-800-621-3362 for voice, 711, or Video Relay Service. Survivors who...

Ineligibility Letter from FEMA May Not be the Last Word

Some Virgin Islanders who sustained damages as a result of hurricanes Irma or Maria may receive a letter from the Federal Emergency Management Agency...

A Sign of Recovery – Power Returning to the U.S. Virgin...

Virgin Islanders are beginning to see the light. As power returns to neighborhoods throughout the territory, street and traffic lights are becoming a familiar...

VI Businesses and Residents Flock to SBA

Close to eight thousand Virgin Islanders are seeking disaster relief with the help of the federal government. A spokesman for the U.S. Small Business...

FEMA Approves Permanent Housing Construction for U.S. Virgin Islands

Since hurricanes Irma and Maria struck the U.S. Virgin Islands in September, more than $11.2 million in federal and territorial recovery grants has been...

A Burning Question: What to Do with Dead Wood?

To burn, or not to burn.  That is the question facing the territory regarding the immense piles of fallen trees and branches that are...

Ban the Burn in the U.S. Virgin Islands

St. John, USVI  – As the USVI picks up the pieces from the ravages of two back-to-back Category 5 hurricanes, Island Green Living Association urgently pleads...

FEMA Disaster Assistance Will Not Affect Social Security or Other Benefits

ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – Hurricane survivors who receive federal disaster assistance will not pay additional taxes, lose their Social Security or disability benefits, or...

WAPA Governing Board Approves Resolution For $75 Million Community Disaster Loan

The governing board of the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority has authorized Executive Director Julio Rhymer Sr. to apply for a FEMA Community...

Disaster Recovery Centers to be Closed Sundays in the U.S. Virgin...

Starting this Sunday, November 12, Disaster Recovery Centers across the U.S. Virgin Islands will be closed on Sundays. The new hours are 8 a.m. to...

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