U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS—Human Services Commissioner Nominee Kimberley
Causey-Gomez announced that her department has completed its inspection of the
Territory’s emergency shelters.
The primary evacuation shelters throughout the territory have been re-inspected by
a multi-disciplinary team who are committed to ensuring the safety of Virgin
Before heading to a shelter, there are several things residents should consider.
First, determine whether you really need to evacuate. Residents who live in an area
susceptible to storm surge or flooding, or live in a manufactured home, you may be
at greater danger if a storm is approaching.
Residents who shelter in an Primary Evacuation Shelter should bring their own
supplies, such as a chair or bedding, hygiene items, food, water, medicine and
The Territory’s Primary Evacuation Shelters are:
Human Services’ Frederiksted Head Start Center in Mars Hill
St. Croix Educational Complex
D.C. Canegata Community Center
Human Services’ Knud Hansen – STRIVE Center
Human Services’ Sugar Estate Head Start Center
Lockhart Elementary School
Ivanna Eudora Kean High School
Calabash Boom Community Center
Julius Sprauve School
Water Island Fire Station
Commissioner Nominee Causey-Gomez reminds residents that safety and
preparation are necessary and that they should purchase their storm supplies now.
Be Safe and Good Luck Everybody-SOTTVI