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Huge Volume Increase, Difficulties in Puerto Rico Slow USVI Mail Delivery

More than six times the usual amount of mail is being sent from the U.S. mainland to the Caribbean, and most U.S. Virgin Islands mail goes through storm-ravaged Puerto Rico, exacerbating delays.

State-of-the-Art Solar Streetlight Lighting Up Susannaberg Dump

The solar street light at Susannaberg, installed by local contractor Paul Pono, is on loan from Recovered Energy Technologies (RET) based near Ottawa, Canada, and is manufactured in France by Sunna Design.

Disaster Recovery Center Opens on St. John for Hurricane Survivors

Recovery specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are available to help survivors register for assistance, provide information on the federal aid that is available, and answer questions.

Virgin Island Property Owners Can Help Disaster Survivors

This FEMA program provides funds to make rental units habitable again, and at the same time, it helps survivors of hurricanes Irma and Maria.

Federal Disaster Aid Available for Commercial and Recreational Fishers

Federal Aid may be available to both commercial and recreational fishers who sustained hurricane damage to their gear, boats or other fishing equipment.

WAPA Releases Hurricane Restoration Update for Oct. 24

On Tuesday, electrical restoration work required traffic restrictions and road closures. VIPD was present, maintaining the flow of traffic to the greatest extent possible. On Crown Mountain Road from Shibui toward Crown & Hawk, traffic was reduced to one lane.

Stelnickis Donate Medical Expertise and $30,000 to Schneider Regional Medical Center

The Schneider Regional Medical Center (SRMC) is the recipient of a $30,000 donation from Children’s Health and Rehabilitative Missions, a charity that focuses on bringing hope to children around the world.

PSC Waives Viya Customer Service Credits and Audited Report

The Public Services Commission voted Tuesday to waive credits that Viya would otherwise have to give to customers due to service outages, and temporarily waived audited reporting requirements for Viya for the next reporting period.

Viya Releases an Updated List of All Current Hotspots Across the Territory

Viya will continue to update the public with any developments as they occur. As a reminder, this information is also available and regularly updated online at www.Viya.vi/wifi.
Department of Planning and Natural Resources Commissioner Dawn L. Henry

Federal Aid May be Available to Fishers Who Sustained Losses

Department of Planning and Natural Resources Commissioner Dawn L. Henry said Monday that federal aid may be available to commercial and private fishers who have sustained losses due to the hurricanes.





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