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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — President Donald Trump has approved Governor Albert Bryan, Jr.’s request for an emergency disaster declaration for the weather system that moved through the territory today. Bryan submitted the request on Monday in advance of the storm’s “impact,” if any. The territorial governor also issued an executive order declaring

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CHRISTIANSTED – FEMA has approved $9 million dollars for the Department of Health to fund the architecture and engineering services necessary to reconstruct the Charles Harwood Medical Center in St. Croix through its Public Assistance Program. Built in 1952, the 82,400-square-foot medical center in Estate Richmond was the hub for all

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SAN JUAN — Nearly three years after Hurricane Maria tore through Puerto Rico, tens of thousands of homes remain badly damaged, many people face a hurricane season under fading blue tarp roofs and the island’s first major program to repair and rebuild houses hasn’t completed a single one. Maria hit

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EAST END, St. Croix — The Office of Disaster Recovery (ODR) announced the obligation of $1,599,393 to the Department of Sports, Parks, and Recreation (DSPR) to refurbish recreational facilities at two St. Croix beaches. FEMA’s Public Assistance Program will fund the replacement of damaged beachfront facilities at the Fort Frederik Beach

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Sports, Parks, and Recreation (DSPR) was awarded $1,412,908 to renovate a staple of the St. Thomas community. The funds to complete the repairs to the Emile Griffith Ballpark were obligated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) through its Public Assistance Program (PA) and are

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) through the Public Assistance Program has approved $11,979,526 to procure architecture and engineering services for the Governor Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center (JFL) on St. Croix, Charlotte Kimelman Cancer Institute (CKCI) on St. Thomas and the Myrah Keating Smith

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FREDERIKSTED — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) through the Public Assistance Program officially approved the replacement of the Arthur A. Richards Junior High School due to the extent of damages caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria.  This approval allows the Virgin Islands Department of Education to begin negotiating costs

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SAN JUAN — The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Central Office for Recovery, Reconstruction and Resilience, or COR3, have destined an additional $37.8 million in funds for 116 recovery and reconstruction projects in Puerto Rico.  The funds were approved between Feb. 28 and Mar. 6 and include more than $1.2 million for the Ponce

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SAN JUAN — The newly appointed U.S. official charged with overseeing disaster recovery in Puerto Rico said today that while the pace of federally funded projects to help hurricane and earthquake victims has quickened, he’s worried about long term efforts. The comments by Peter Brown, White House special representative for

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Office of Disaster Recovery and the Virgin Islands Department of Education said Monday that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) had approved industry standards that will ensure newly-constructed schools and office buildings can withstand future catastrophic weather events and meet professional norms for providing service.  “This approval will green

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