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VITEMA and FEMA Collaborate on a Community Education Outreach Initiative on St. Croix

March 8, 2019

The Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) is collaborating with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to conduct a Community Education Outreach initiative at Kmart/Sears locations on St. Croix.

Note: A schedule for the St. Thomas Community Education Outreach will be provided on a later date.

The team will be available at the following St. Croix locations from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily:

  • Kmart Sunny Isles through March 9
  • Kmart/Sears Appliances Store from March 12 to 16
  • Kmart West in Frederiksted from March 19 to 23

aVITEMA and FEMA employees
VITEMA and FEMA employees are ready to provide St. Croix residents with disaster preparedness information. From left: Valerie Sevilla-Davila, Aymee Santana and Melissa Griffith.

U.S. Virgin Islands residents can visit the above locations to receive information on:

  • Flood Insurance
  • Updated International Building Codes
  • Hazard Mitigation Preparedness
  • Hurricane and Tsunami preparedness
  • The Youth Preparedness Council
  • Questions on the Sheltering and Temporary Essential Power (STEP) program
  • Example of the 10-day Disaster Supply kit
  • Family Communication Plans

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