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Extraordinary communication methods after USVI hurricanes

October 10th, 2017 | Tags: FEMA communications technology disaster
Called into action in only the most extreme circumstances, the Department of Defense’s Civil Authorities Information Support Element (CAISE) is helping recovery agencies get vital information to survivors who lack electricity to power TVs and radios and functioning cell towers to communicate by phone. Photo: VIC
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and its federal and territorial partners are working hard to restore hurricane-battered communications systems on the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI), the agency recently announced.

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