Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp has extended the State of the Emergency until next month as the territory has suffered an emergency and a major disaster due to hurricanes Irma and Maria.
The State of Emergency, declared effective 12:01 a.m., on Sept. 5, 2017, due to the projected path of Hurricane Irma, has been renewed. The State of Emergency, along with all terms previously declared and ordered, will continue in effect through April 3, 2018, unless earlier lifted or extended by his orders, Gov. Mapp proclaimed in an official order.