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FAQs: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions from Hurricane Survivors in the USVI

These are the most often asked questions and answers about surviving Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria.

Power Restoration Delayed by Thieves Stealing Copper Wires

· Customer service offices in both districts are functional. On St. Croix, customers can conduct business at the authority’s offices in Sunny Isle. In the St. Thomas-St. John District, there is a temporary customer service location at WAPA’s offices in Port of Sale Mall.

Bovoni Landfill to Open Sooner: Friday, Oct. 13

Bovoni Landfill will be closed on Thursday, Oct. 12, and will reopen at 6 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 14.

Social Security Administration Gives Update for PR and USVI

The agency continues to pay Social Security benefits: 99 percent by direct deposit in Puerto Rico and 98 percent in the USVI.

VIWMA Shuts Down Susannaberg Station Until Oct. 14

VIWMA asks the community to continue to assist its cleanup efforts by leaving only household waste in the designated sites throughout the island.

Potter Announces Maximum Fee a Public Adjuster May Charge Residential Insureds

Lt. Gov. Osbert E. Potter, who is also the territory’s commissioner of insurance, informs public adjusters and residential property owners that rules and regulations governing the actions of public adjusters in the territory.

Disaster Unemployment Assistance Available to USVI Hurricane Survivors

The DUA program is designed to provide unemployment benefits and re-employment services to individuals who are unemployed because of a major disaster and who are not eligible for regular unemployment insurance.

WAPA Releases Restoration Update for October 10

The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority gives updates as of Oct. 10.

DPSR Schedules Basketball Games Across Territory for Next Two Weeks; Schedules Change

The V.I. Department of Sports, Parks and Recreation (DSPR) has arranged a series of stress-relief activities for U.S. Virgin Islands families throughout the territory.

WAPA Releases Restoration Update for October 9

Restoration and reconstruction work continued in both districts on Monday, Oct. 9. The focus remains on reconstructing the backbone of the electrical system.

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