FEMA has approved nine million dollars for the Department of Health to fund the architecture and engineering services necessary to reconstruct the Charles Harwood Medical Center in Christiansted through its Public Assistance Program.
The July episode of Recovery in Focus will provide viewers with an update on recreational facilities throughout the territory announced the Office of Disaster Recovery and the Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority.
VIDA Obligated $715K to Renovate Ancillary Facilities in Support of Abattoir
The Office of Disaster Recovery announces that the FEMA has obligated $715,091 in funding to the Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture. These funds will assist with repairs to animal pens, the veterinary building, and abattoir for damages caused by Hurricane Maria in 2017.
DSPR Awarded $2.6M to Retrofit the St. John Community Center
The Office of Disaster Recovery announces the award of $2.6M to the Virgin Islands Department of Sports, Parks and Recreation for the retrofit of the Community Center on St. John. The dual-phased project funded by FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program will include the reconstruction of the DSPR community center and the adjacent building into one 14,232 square foot, two-story structure off Fish Fry Drive.
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$307K Obligated to DSPR to Renovate the Aubain Ballpark Facility
The Department of Sports, Parks and Recreation has been obligated $306,950 to refurbish the Aubain Ballpark Facility. The Federal Emergency Management Agency, through its Public Assistance Program, will fund the refurbishment of the ballpark located in the center of Frenchtown on the western end of Charlotte Amalie.
DPNR Announces Start of Fisheries Hurricane Disaster Relief Program
Commissioner Jean-Pierre L. Oriol of the Department of Planning and Natural Resources informs all members of the Virgin Islands fishing community affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria that the Hurricane Disaster Relief Assistance Program will begin accepting and reviewing direct relief applications on Monday, June 1, 2020.
FEMA Obligates Funding to Begin the Design of New Hospitals
The Hospital Redevelopment Team comprised of the project management teams from the Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital and Schneider Regional Medical Center and led by Darryl A. Smalls, P.E., Vice President of Facilities Management for Schneider Regional Medical Center (SRMC) released a proposal to solicit the architecture and engineering services for JFL and SRMC.
Within the Virgin Islands Public Finance Authority serves as the center of coordination for the anticipated $8 billion of federal funding over the next few years to support recovery efforts from the 2017 Hurricanes Irma and Maria.