Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Department of Sports, Parks and Recreation held a groundbreaking ceremony for the Vincent F. Mason Sr. Coral Resort Tuesday morning on St. Croix, kicking off the first of many large recovery projects planned for fiscal year 2022. Construction will commence this week on the $2.2
CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan released a statement on Congress’ passing a continuing resolution to fund the government through December and avoid a government shutdown that also waives the U.S. Virgin Islands’ debt of $300 million in Community Disaster Loans that resulted from the 2017 hurricanes: “It is with great
CHRISTIANSTED — Reimbursements of up to $578,970 are available for USVI organizations that have provided emergency food and/or shelter programs in the territory during the period of January 1, 2020, through October 31, 2021. The reimbursements are funded through the Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency under the federally-funded
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Office of Disaster Recovery announces the obligation of $705,527 by the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Public Assistance Program to the Department of Planning and Natural Resources to complete repairs and replace damaged contents at the Enid M. Baa Public Library and Archives on St. Thomas.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Office of Disaster Recovery announces that FEMA recently awarded the Department of Finance $4,694,496 to refurbish its offices on St. Thomas. The obligation will cover repairs to all five buildings and the parking area located in the historic district of Charlotte Amalie. These buildings house the financial
CRUZ BAY — After months of continuous dialogue, FEMA has approved the Schneider Regional Medical Center’s multiple requests for the replacement of the Myrah Keating Smith Health Center on St. John. The medical facility will receive funding for full restoration to current industry standards. The Schneider Regional Medical Center received nearly $700,000
FREDERIKSTED — The Office of Disaster Recovery announces that the Virgin Islands Housing Authority (VIHA) has been obligated $7,613,710 to complete repairs to Marley Homes and Additions in Frederiksted. The funds obligated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) through the Public Assistance Program have been allocated to refurbish nineteen residential
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — At a press conference at the Public Finance Authority on St. Thomas today, Governor Albert Bryan issued new protocols for travel between the British Virgin Islands and the U.S. Virgin Islands regarding proof of a negative COVID-19 test for entry into the USVI. Because of the ongoing aggressive increase of
CHRISTIANSTED — The Federal Emergency Management Agency has appointed Kristen Hodge to serve as the Director for U.S. Virgin Islands Joint Recovery Office. Hodge officially began June 20, 2021, and will focus on the Territory’s priorities to repair and rebuild its infrastructure with a focus on equity for a recovery
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — After months of verbal assurances, FEMA provided official documentation on June 6, 2021, approving the full replacement of the Charlotte Kimelman Cancer Institute in St. Thomas. Replacement signals that the two-story cancer facility can be reconstructed to industry standards in accordance with the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018.