As an aid to military members and their families affected by Hurricane Irma in the Virgin Islands, the V.I. National Guard (VING) Family Assistance Center (FAC) opens on St. Croix on Thursday, Sept. 14.
Hurricanes can cause dangerous and destructive high winds, flooding, heavy rain and storm surges. The following points can keep a family safe after a hurricane has made landfall, according to the Center for Disease Control.
Grandmother Faybelle Forde said, “I really wasn’t expecting this valued contribution. The grandchildren are all excited and happy for everything, and I must let you all know this will not go unrewarded. I pray that the Father above will bless all of you in everything you do.”
Viya advises the public that in the event of a severe storm, hurricane, natural or man-made disaster, it is important that people tune in to local radio and television stations to stay abreast of weather conditions and updates from the company.