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VITEMA Director-Designee Mona Barnes extends her sincere appreciation to all of the government departments, non-government organizations and private sector businesses that participated in National Tsunami Preparedness Week activities last week. 

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March 31, 2015
VITEMA Director Commends Tsunami Preparedness Week Participants
Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) Director-Designee Mona Barnes extends her sincere appreciation to all of the government departments, non-government organizations and private sector businesses that participated in National Tsunami Preparedness Week activities last week. 
March 23, 2015
REMINDER- VITEMA to Activate Tsunami Sirens at 10 AM on Wednesday; DOE to Hold School Evacuation Drills Throughout the Week
As part of a Caribbean region tsunami exercise, VITEMA will activate the tsunami sirens territorywide at 10 a.m. on Wednesday. The exercise, titled Caribe Wave/LANTEX 15, simulates an 8.0 magnitude earthquake off the coast of Panama that generates a tsunami and, consequently, a widespread tsunami warning.
March 20, 2015
VITEMA to Observe National Tsunami Preparedness Week, March 22-28
The Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA), next week, will observe National Tsunami Preparedness Week, as part of the ongoing effort to raise public awareness about this deadly but rare event.
March 12, 2015
V.I. DOE Revises St. Croix Schools Participating in LANTEX, Arthur A. Richards and Pearl B. Larsen Schools to Hold Evacuation Drills
The VI Department of Education has revised the St. Croix schools participating in the Caribe Wave/LANTEX tsunami exercise on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. 
March 10, 2015
Local Agencies Gearing Up for Lantex Tsunami Response Exercise
VITEMA, the VI Department of Education and other entities are gearing up for Caribe Wave LANTEX 15, a Caribbean region tsunami exercise to evaluate local response plans, increase tsunami preparedness, and improve coordination throughout the region. The exercise will be held on Wednesday, March 25.
March 3, 2015
VITEMA to Hold Hazard Mitigation Assistance Grant Program Seminar This Month
VITEMA, this month, will hold a Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) Grant Program seminar for government departments and agencies and non-profit organizations interested in applying for federal dollars to offset the costs of eligible mitigation activities.
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