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Hurricane damage from the 2017 storms remains at Arthur A. Richards. (Source file photo)

Report Says USVI’s Recovery Is Uneven

A recently released 385-page federal report provides details about what has and hasn't been accomplished in the USVI's recovery since the hurricanes of 2017.

Nonprofit Collective Collaboration Improves Lives of Homeless, Mentally Ill

On the same boardwalk where diners enjoy Sunday brunch, the nonprofit organization the Collective Collaboration Inc. is trying to change the lives of another person.

VIHFA Seeks Public Input in Using Hurricane Recovery Funds

The V.I. Housing Finance Authority has $53 million to spend on recovery projects from the 2017 hurricanes that devastated the territory, and wants the public's help in deciding how to use it.

Housing Finance Authority: $19 Million Spent of Nearly $2 Billion Recovery Grant

Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority Executive Director Daryl Griffith told senators on Wednesday that "recovery is a marathon," as he relayed “the incredible amount of bureaucracy” that goes into managing and spending nearly $2 billion in disaster grant funding.
Damaged homes on St Croix after Hurricane Irma. )File photo)

Report: Delay in FEMA Process Added Stress to Irmaria Recovery

Three Virgin Islands mental health professionals have published an article analyzing how the Category 5 hurricanes of 2017 affected the mental health of many territory residents.
Schneider Regional Medical Center is the hospital for St. Thomas. (Source file photo by Kelsey Nowakowski)

Hospital Dialysis Units Are Surviving, Not Thriving

Hemodialysis units at the territory's two hospitals have undergone extreme challenges since the days of hurricanes Irma and Maria, and while they have stabilized, they still have a long way to go before they are successfully serving the USVI.

Open Forum: Researchers Need Input for Updated Hazard Mitigation Plan

The need for the territory to successfully create and implement pre- and post-disaster mitigation strategies is urgent.





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