As Virgin Islanders repair and rebuild their hurricane-damaged homes, FEMA is offering free consultations and literature on making homes stronger and safer.

FEMA specialists will be on hand to answer questions and offer home-improvement guidance along with proven methods to prevent or reduce damage from future disasters. Most of the information and the free publications are tailored for do-it-yourself work and general contractors.

Advisors will be available at the following locations, dates and times:





St. Thomas

MSI Building Supplies

3814 Crown Bay

Charlotte Amalie

April 16 – 21

Mon. – Fri. 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sat. 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Find more information about strengthening property at

FEMA specialists can offer general guidance regarding flood-insurance. Flood insurance is an important part of hurricane preparedness. FEMA grants are not intended to cover all losses.