· 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.
The V.I. government estimates the cost to rebuild the U.S. Virgin Islands' infrastructure after last month’s two devastating Category 5 hurricanes at $5.5 billion dollars, Gov. Kenneth Mapp said Thursday in a letter to Congress.
After a disaster it’s impossible to plan an effective recovery operation without knowing the scope of damage and type of assistance needed. The volunteers of 'DIRT' have taken on the task of assessing problems on St. John.
On Friday, the V.I. Legislature will hold its first hearing since Hurricane Irma struck Sept. 6. All the senators will be meeting in a Committee of the Whole at 10 a.m. on St. Thomas to hear testimony regarding the territory’s status.
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.
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.