October 18, 2017 5:46 pm Last modified: 5:20 pm

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ALERT: National Weather Service Extends Flood Advisory to Oct. 11 Night

Satellite estimates indicate heavy rain from thunderstorms over the islands that will cause minor flooding.
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Daily Updates Now Online for Hurricane Recovery of the National Parks of the Caribbean

Interested parties wanting to view the daily updates are encouraged to use the National Park Service (NPS) Severe Weather Response website.
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SBA Disaster Assistance Available to USVI Private Non-Profit Organizations Affected by Hurricanes

Examples of eligible non-critical private non-profit (PNP) organizations include but are not limited to: food kitchens, homeless shelters, museums, libraries, community centers, schools and colleges.
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FEMA Public Funds Available to Eligible GVI Departments, Semi-Autonomous Agencies, Some Private Non-Profits

VITEMA invites agencies and organizations to FEMA Public Assistance Grant Applicants briefing on Oct. 13.
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Eugina M. Guzman Dies at 63

Eugina M. Guzman, also known as Gene, of Stoney Ground died on Sept. 19.
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NPS Updates Damage to Christiansted NHS, Buck Island Reef, Salt River Bay

Many of the Virgin Islands national parks sustained damage from Hurricane Maria, mainly in the form of downed trees, loss of power, structural building damage, shoreline erosion and storm-washed debris.
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Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands National Parks to Remain Closed Friday for Now

Under the authority granted the NPS and the superintendent, the public use limits and the closures will remain in effect for the foreseeable future.
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UVI to Resume Classes on Oct. 9; Fall Semester Extended to Dec. 22

UVI will offer every class that was originally available when the fall 2017 semester started. Classes will be offered in a variety of formats.
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CFVI Announces $250,000 Challenge Grant to Aid in USVI Recovery

The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) has announced that St. Thomas resident Richard H. Driehaus, a long-time USVI supporter, is offering a challenge grant of $250,000 to assist with the recovery.
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V.I. Board of Education to Convene October 6

The Virgin Islands Board of Education (VIBE) will convene a special meeting from 1-3 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 6.
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