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16 Oct 2017 description

Release Number:
NR 018

ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – Hurricane Irma or Maria survivors who have registered for disaster aid should remember that keeping in touch with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) could result in more timely assistance.

01 Oct 2017 description

Release date: September 30, 2017
Release Number: HQ-17-152

WASHINGTON – Since Hurricane Maria impacted the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and its federal partners continue to work in support of the Islands.

25 Sep 2017 description

NO FLOODED AREAS DETECTED

Map Information

Maria is the sixth hurricane to have formed in the Atlantic Basin this sea son. Rainfall on many of the islands on Maria ’s path could cause life-threatening flash floods and mudslides. In the Dominican Republic, the National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC) has convened in advance of Hurricane Maria and has already placed 20 provinces on alert for hurricane conditions. Authorities are evaluating priority evacuation zones.

20 Sep 2017 description
  • 16,223 Total Households Exposed

  • $2.6 Billion Total Capital Exposure

  • 51,916 Total Population Exposed

Population, capital expense, and household estimated calculated by the PDC GEM model and based on area exposed to peak wind gusts greater than 104 mph (Widespread Damage and greater) as identified by TAOS.

14 Sep 2017 description

St. Croix, Virgin Islands – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is coordinating a major federal effort in the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) to rush much-needed care and commodities to Hurricane Irma survivors while supporting the restoration of basic services.

One week since Hurricane Irma tore through the Virgin Islands, FEMA continues to work with the federal family, as well as territorial, local, private sector and voluntary agency partners, to respond to immediate survivor needs while jumpstarting the longer-term recovery effort.

09 Feb 2016 description

On 25 January 2016, the National IHR Focal Point for the United States of America notified PAHO/WHO of the first laboratory-confirmed cases of Zika virus infection in St. Croix, one of the three main islands in the United States Virgin Islands (USVI).

24 Nov 2010 description

Release Date: November 24, 2010

Release Number: HQ-10-222FactSheet

Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's major disaster declaration issued for the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Assistance for the Territorial and Local Governments Can Include as Required:

-Payment of not less than 75 percent of the eligible costs for repairing or replacing damaged public facilities, such as roads, bridges, utilities, buildings, schools, recreational areas and similar publicly owned property, as well as …

24 Nov 2010 description

The President today declared a major disaster exists in the Territory of the U.S.

04 Nov 2010 description

The President today declared a major disaster exists in the Territory of the U.S.

08 Oct 2010 description

A PROCLAMATION BY THE GOVERNOR OF THE UNITED STATES VIRGIN ISLANDS DECLARING A STATE OF EMERGENCY IN THE UNITED STATES VIRGIN ISLANDS DUE TO SUB-TROPICAL STORM OTTO

WHEREAS, Title 23, Section 1005(a), Virgin Islands Code, vests in the Governor the responsibility for meeting the dangers to the Territory and people presented by emergencies or major disasters; and

WHEREAS, on October 5, 2010, the National Hurricane Center issued a flash flood watch and small craft advisory warning for the United States Virgin Islands based on the course of a tropical wave and unstable air mass and …

23 Aug 2009 description

The Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) has received a $42,000 grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to begin work on tsunami preparedness in the Virgin Islands.

"This project will enable the Territory under the leadership of VITEMA to provide preparedness and mitigation activities as will as to integrate tsunami response with emergency response plans. The direction for VITEMA as a response coordinating agency which has been charted by Director Mark A.

29 Oct 2008 description

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for the territory of the U. S.

29 Oct 2008 description

Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Bush's major disaster declaration issued for the territory of the U.

16 Oct 2008 description

By John Marino

SAN JUAN, Oct 16 (Reuters) - Hurricane Omar weakened in the Atlantic on Thursday after threading its way through the small islands of the northeastern Caribbean as a powerful storm that caused far less damage than its punch had threatened.

The 15th tropical cyclone of a busy Atlantic hurricane season sank boats in harbors and knocked down trees and utility poles on Caribbean islands, according to reports from officials and residents throughout the vulnerable area.

It posed no threat to the United States or any other land area as it raced out over the open waters of …

14 Sep 2004 description

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WTNT31 KNHC 142355
TCPAT1
BULLETIN TROPICAL STORM JEANNE INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 5A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL