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The 2015 Atlantic Hurricane Season begins June 1 and ends Nov. 30. 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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April 30, 2015
VITEMA Launches its 2015 Hurricane Ready Campaign on National America’s PrepareAthon! Day of Action
VITEMA is launching its Hurricane Ready Campaign during the month of May to encourage the community to take steps now to prepare for the 2015 Atlantic Hurricane Season. 
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.
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