The billionaire former New York City mayor and his aides are helping a tiny U.S. territory navigate recovery after two storms devastate the islands.
The Esmonds were staying at a Virgin Islands resort when two exterminators fumigated their resort with a gas that was banned for indoor use in 1984.
TV White Spaces are unused blocks of spectrum located between the frequencies assigned to television stations. It can be used to created wireless broadband connections over great distances. Around the world, Microsoft has used TVWS to deploy wireless broadband in many developing countries. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Friday said it had asked Congress for $44 billion in supplemental disaster assistance to help those hurt by recent hurricanes that hit Puerto Rico, Texas, Florida and the U.S. Virgin Islands, far short of the aid some officials have called for.
A shot of rum to help Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands? So says the U.S. tax code, which since 1917 has included a provision that sends taxpayer money … Click to Continue »
Senators said the power grids Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands are trying to restore following massive hurricanes are old and should be modernized
In a return to America's Paradise, a reporter finds the double-barreled disasters of Hurricanes Irma and Maria punished rich and poor alike.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is visiting Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands on Wednesday to assess hurricane recovery and rebuilding efforts and talk to local officials about their plans to reopen schools or find other ways to resume learning for students. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
Along with Tortola, Saint Martin and Barbuda, Saint John was one of the Caribbean islands hit most severely by Hurricane Irma, the most powerful hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic, on September 6, 2017. Surfrider Foundation’s Staff Scientist, Katie Day, returns home to conduct water quality testing and help distribute water filtration systems.
Hundreds of schools in Puerto Rico remain closed.
Pepperdine Law Launches Disaster Relief Clinic: Pepperdine Law has launched a Disaster Relief Clinic to serve people affected by the hurricanes in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands as well as the wildfires in California. Professor Sophia Hamilton is leading the immediate responses with student volunteers through...
FIeld Ready is trying to create systems where people on islands devastated by the recent hurricanes can invent and build their own solutions, without having to wait for assistance. When Hurricane Maria hit the U.S. Virgin Islands–12Show More Summary
After Hurricane Irma and then Maria tore through the Caribbean islands, the United Nations swung into action with helicopters, food drops and multimillion-dollar recovery plans. But even though both Puerto … Click to Continue »
More than a month after Hurricane Maria wrecked Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands — millions of residents still lack electricity, making it the largest blackout in American history, a report says. Read morel this | Linking Blogs | Comments
The U.S. Navy ships USS Wasp and USS Oak Hill have been pulled from hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands following a determination that the ships were no longer needed for the mission, the Navy announced Thursday. Show More Summary
He grew up in the Virgin Islands.
September was the most active month on record for Atlantic hurricanes, with Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria drenching East Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and many Caribbean nations. Record rainfalls caused catastrophic damage. Beyond the immediate physical damage and loss of life, disasters can also cause long-term damage to disaster survivors and […]
The Kodiak Queen forms the centrepiece of a unique new dive site and underwater sculpture called The Maverick BVI Art Reef, located just off Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands.