FEMA Will Give You Up To $1,600 In Disaster Food Stamps (D-SNAP) If You Have Children … Even If You Never Got Food Stamps Before … APPLY NOW!
TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE: Has the response by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) been timely? [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — More than two months after Hurricane Irma rattled St. Thomas and St. John to the core, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) said it wants to help YOU! People
FEMA BLUE ROOF: On Cyril E. King International Airport Tells You Everything You Need To Know About The State of Recovery in the Virgin Islands
MASHED UP: The inside of the Cyril E. King International Airport after Hurricane Irma hit Sept. 6. [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two months after Hurricane Irma, there’s a FEMA blue tarp covering the roof of the Cyril E. King International Airport — and airlines say that that is just
FEMA Extends Deadline To Apply For Disaster Assistance In The Virgin Islands To Just Before Christmas
[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED – Survivors of hurricanes Irma and Maria in the U.S. Virgin Islands have until December 18 to register for assistance with FEMA. FEMA has granted the territorial government’s request to extend the deadlines and make the deadline the same for both disasters. “We understand that the ongoing
If You’re Trying To Get In Touch With FEMA, Or Think FEMA Is Trying To Reach You … What Do You Do If Your Phone Isn’t Working?
[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED – Ongoing communications challenges throughout the Virgin Islands have made it difficult in some cases for FEMA’s housing inspectors to reach survivors to verify damages to their homes. A housing inspection is a critical step in getting assistance grants to eligible survivors – and more than 6,400
REFUGEE STATUS: Virgin Islander Michael Muller Stranded In North Carolina After Presenting Voter’s Registration Card As His Official ID To TSA
NOT-SO-COOL RUNNINGS: Michael Muller is branded a “refugee” in a North Carolina TV news report. NEW BERN, North Carolina — You don’t have to live like a refugee — unless you’re from the Virgin Islands, that is. Just ask Michael Muller of St. John. Muller was prevented from flying from
[ad name=”HTML-68″] Answers to frequently asked questions from Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria survivors in the U.S. Virgin Islands: Q: Where can I get true, reliable information about FEMA’s disaster aid programs? A: Straight answers and plain facts are available from the disaster assistance program experts on FEMA’s Help Line.
OPERATING IN THE DARK: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is located in the Old Post Office building beneath the steeple tower at Church and Company Streets in Christiansted. The building has no power and applicants wait in line in the dark. [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED – Survivors of hurricanes Irma
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: People With Special Needs Should Get Special Consideration During Emergency Conditions
[ad name=”HTML-68″] LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: VIRGIN ISLANDS FREE PRESS Dear Honorable Governor Mapp, It is with much gratitude and appreciation for your continued support of our most vulnerable population that I am taking this moment to thank you and your staff for the remarkable job of airlifting the ill
Tributes Pour In For WAPA Lineman Jason Julius Who Accidentally Electrocuted Himself To Death in Sugar Estate During Power Restoration Efforts On Tuesday
[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority said one of its linemen, Jason Julius, was accidentally electrocuted and died on Tuesday while working in the Sugar Estate area of St. Thomas as part of a WAPA electrical restoration crew. “I must express my sincerest and deepest
OPINION: Soraya Diase Coffelt Denounces ‘Yet Another’ Secret Meeting Held by Governor, Senators and Urges Elected Leaders To Observe ‘Full Transparency’
[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Soraya Diase Coffelt said that she strongly denounces the secret meeting that the media reported took place between Gov. Kenneth Mapp and certain senators at Government House on Monday. There is no question that this meeting should have been open to the public as well