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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Virgin Islands sheltering capacity will be “limited” at the start of the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season due to American Red Cross physical distancing requirements brought about by the advent of COVID-19 in December, authorities said. The territory’s lead emergency agencies said this weekend they are

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) said that there has been a third death from the novel cororavirus in the territory. A text alert from VITEMA at 9:02 a.m. today said that the death had occurred in the U.S. Virgin Islands but made no mention

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A dark-colored vehicle traveling west on Moravian Highway in the vicinity of the Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency headquarters hit a pedestrian who was crossing the roadway heading north about 8:29 p.m. Friday. The pedestrian, identified by next of kin as 55-year-old Rodney George, was transported

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is investigating to see if a faulty engine or pilot error is the reason a Sea Flight commuter plane crash landed just minutes after takeoff from the Cyril E. King Airport on St. Thomas. Sea Flight #394SF with seven passengers and one

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FREDERIKSTED — Police are investigating a shooting that left six people injured at the Floatopia event near Fort Frederik beach last night, authorities said. The Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) and 911 received numerous calls of shots fired at a beach event in Frederiksted about 9:27 p.m. Sunday.  “All identified victims were transported in the Juan

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A number of high-ranking officials from Region II of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) had high praise for the Virgin Islands government’s hurricane readiness efforts during briefings Thursday at the monthly Emergency Management Council meeting conducted by V.I. Territorial Emergency Management Agency Director Nominee Daryl Jaschen.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Col. Daryl Jaschen, Governor Albert Bryan Jr.’s nominee to head the Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA), conducted the second of a series of ongoing meetings of the Emergency Management Committee to coordinate the disaster response efforts of all the agencies within the Bryan-Roach Administration. Governor

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CHRISTIANSTED – Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. today named Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) Veteran, Col. Daryl Jaschen as Director of the Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA). Col. Jaschen, who is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, NY, and the U.S. Army War College, is

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — An elementary school was put on lock down this morning so police could capture a suspect near it and the St. Thomas hospital. “A situation occurred in the vicinity of the Schneider Regional Medical Center on St. Thomas,” the Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency said. “For

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) said today that the week of March 10 to 16 is “Tsunami Preparedness Week.” This is VITEMA’s opportunity continue to promote tsunami preparedness in the territory, it said. “Always keep in mind that tsunami preparedness is an ongoing effort,” VITEMA

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