U.S. Virgin Islands

Man fills plastic bottle with water from hose, woman stands nearby holding an organge container

House Committee Approves $36.5 Billion in Hurricane and Wildfire Recovery Aid

“These funds are vital right now, in the near term, to get the aid where it is needed most.”

Black man stands among his family's ruined possessions

Climate Justice Roundup: Methane Rule Reinstated, Disaster Relief Aid Requested, Clean Power Plan in Trouble

Two steps forward, one step back.

Residents' possessions are shredded and scattered outside the Tutu High Rise

Committee on Natural Resources Dems Demand Hearing on Trump's Hurricane Response in PR, USVI

“It is appropriate that we exercise our authority in this regard to hear from officials of the Trump administration in a hearing on the sufficiency of their efforts to respond to the crises in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.”

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Beyoncé Hops on 'Mi Gente' Remix for Mexico and Caribbean Hurricane Relief Efforts

Proceeds from sales of the new single, which updates a song by Colombian singer J Balvin and French artist Willy William, will benefit disaster relief efforts in Mexico and the Caribbean.

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As Trump Tweets, Puerto Rico Governor Says, 'We Need More Help'

The Federal Emergency Management Agency says there are currently 700 FEMA staffers on the ground in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

The La Perla neighborhood the day after Hurricane Maria made landfall on September 21, 2017, in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

How to Help Residents of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands Recover After Hurricane Maria

These organizations are helping with immediate needs—like food—and long-term efforts, including rebuilding.

In this NOAA-NASA GOES Project handout image, GOES satellite shows Hurricane Irma as it lands landfall on the Florida coast as a category 4 storm taken at 14:30 UTC on September 10, 2017.

Residents of the U.S. Virgin Islands Feel Abandoned by Federal Government After Hurricane Irma

The islands are experiencing loss of property and food shortages, with limited relief efforts.

People walk through flooded streets the morning after Hurricane Irma swept through the area on September 11, 2017 in Naples, Florida.

8 Ways to Help People of Color Recover From Hurricane Irma

A list of organizations working to rebuild communities in the path of one of the most powerful hurricanes in history.