October 22, 2017 6:31 pm Last modified: 6:19 pm

Local government

Generators Can Be Dangerous; EOC Warns of Carbon Monoxide (CO) Poisoning

Residents of the U.S. Virgin Islands are warned against the negative effects of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. They are strongly warned against the practice of using generators in any enclosed space or indoors.
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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.
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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.
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VIWMA to Reopen Mon Bijou Bin Site Friday, Oct. 13

VIWMA reminds residents to place household wastes directly in the bins, not in the surrounding area.
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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.
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Department of Health to Provide Limited Services on St. Croix

Commissioner Michelle S. Davis has determined that the Charles Harwood Complex is unsafe for employees and patients.
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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.
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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.
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WAPA Releases Restoration Update for October 10

The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority gives updates as of Oct. 10.
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ALERT: DOH Suspends Services on St. Croix

DOH will update the public when it will be able to resume operations
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