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The 2015 Atlantic Hurricane Season began on June 1st. VITEMA Director Mona Barnes is encouraging the public to take steps now to prepare. Build an emergency supply kit, make a family disaster plan and stay informed

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2015 Curfew Pass request forms are now available at VITEMA offices territorywide and online.  Businesses are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. LEARN MORE ›
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THE LATEST FROM VITEMA
July 23, 2015
Kick 'Em Jenny Volcanic Activity, No Imminent Threat to the USVI
NOAA's National Tsunami Warning Center at Alaska and the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center at Hawaii are continuously monitoring seismic activity and tide gauges near the Kick 'Em Jenny volcano, located approximately 5 miles north of Grenada. According to the centers, the volcano currently poses NO imminent threat to the US Virgin Islands.
June 24, 2015
Photo Blog: FEMA Distribution Center Caribbean Site Visit and US Insular Areas Climate Change Conference
View photos from Governor Kenneth E. Mapp and VITEMA Director Mona Barnes tour at FEMA’s Distribution Center Caribbean on Puerto Rico and Director Barnes' attendance at the U.S. Insular Areas Climate Change Stakeholder Meeting on Guam.
June 2, 2015
Nationally Recognized Homeland Security Experts Conduct Executive-Level Seminar for Cabinet Officials
A team of nationally-recognized homeland security experts recently held an intensive seminar for Cabinet officials in an effort to engage the newly-appointed leaders in strategic planning, policy development and organizational design in addressing the Territory’s homeland security challenges.
June 1, 2015
2015 Atlantic Hurricane Season Begins Today, June 1; VITEMA Urges Community Preparedness Despite Forecasts for a Slow Season
VITEMA Director Mona Barnes continues to encourage the Virgin Islands community to prepare for the 2015 Atlantic Hurricane Season, which officially begins today, June 1st, and ends Nov. 30th. 
May 29, 2015
Hazardous Weather Outlook Forecasts Heavy Rains this Weekend, Public Advised to Monitor Weather Conditions
This Hazardous Weather Outlook for the US Virgin Islands and the adjacent coastal waters calls for moderate to heavy rain with the potential for flooding of guts and small streams. VITEMA is advising the public to monitor weather conditions.
May 14, 2015
Photo Blog: Barnes Settles in as New VITEMA Director
VITEMA Director Mona Barnes has held a variety of meetings and tours throughout the territory since assuming office in March. Below are photos from some of those events:
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