November 17, 2017 3:11 pm Last modified: 12:16 pm

Local government

Department of Health Releases Schedule of Services for Oct. 30-Nov. 3

The people of the Virgin Islands have the following choices to receive medical attention at different locations and at different times.
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HUD Cuts Red Tape to Speed Hurricane Recovery; 19 Waivers Offer Flexibility

While HUD granted a number of individual waivers following disasters in the past, today’s announcement represents one of the largest collections of regulatory and administrative waivers ever issued.
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WAPA Releases Hurricane Restoration Update for Oct. 27

WAPA gives an update on the progress it is making on all three islands.
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Department of Human Services Releases Disaster Recovery Update

Currently, shelter operations are facilitating the housing needs of residents pertaining as they chose to transition to temporary housing or into primary or other residences.
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Fourth Disaster Recovery Center Opens on St. Croix for Hurricane Survivors

The new DRC is located at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 38-44 Castle Coakley, Christiansted.
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DPNR Requires Permits to Repair Damaged Weather Heads

WAPA will not energize any damaged/repaired weather head unless they receive a signed letter from DPNR’s Director of Building Permits.
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VIWMA Resumes House-to-House Solid Waste Collections on St. Croix

The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) advises the St. Croix community that as of Monday, Oct. 30, house-to-house solid waste collection will resume its regularly scheduled pickups in certain areas.
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Bureau of Internal Revenue Resumes Operations at All Offices

Effective Monday, Oct. 30, all bureau offices in the territory will operate between 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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WAPA Releases Hurricane Restoration Update for Oct. 25

Across the territory Wednesday, restoration work included crews planting poles, stringing new lines in various locations, and restoring service to some residential areas.
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Virgin Island Property Owners Can Help Disaster Survivors

This FEMA program provides funds to make rental units habitable again, and at the same time, it helps survivors of hurricanes Irma and Maria.
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