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Governor Mapp Extends State of Emergency Declaration For Seventh Time Since Storms

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp has signed an order renewing the Virgin Islands State of Emergency declaration through September 1, 2018.

“As the Territory of the Virgin Islands of the United States has suffered an emergency and a major disaster due to Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the need for a state of emergency continues to exist in the territory,” the order states.

It is the seventh time Mapp has extended the emergency declaration for the Virgin Islands.

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John McCarthy

John McCarthy

John McCarthy has been reporting on the U.S. Virgin Islands since 1989. He is originally from Detroit, Michigan.

1 Comment

  1. Dickhead
    August 3, 2018 at 10:19 AM — Reply

    Never seen a Governor declare a state of emergency then take a vacation.

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