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Witt O'Brien's Works with USVI on Third Annual Progress Report

Rebuilding the islands' infrastructure post-Hurricanes Irma & Maria


Experience is vital when you’re responsible for your community's safety and welfare.

Local and state governments have a unique responsibility for the safety and well-being of their communities. As our nation deals with the COVID-19 pandemic, we understand that you are on the front lines keeping your communities safe. However, COVID-19 will undoubtedly leave long-term economic scars. To aid in your community’s economic recovery, our team can help you navigate the CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Fund and other resources to maximize Federal assistance.

Witt O’Brien’s experts have secured Federal reimbursement related to nearly every major natural disaster in the US since 2001. Our experts can assist your local and state government with navigating various Federal funding opportunities, applying for assistance, evaluating eligibility for incurred or future cost, and with securing critical reimbursements to mitigate strain on your community’s finances.

CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Fund: State & Local Government Guidance

In response to this unprecedented National Emergency, Congress has appropriated funding across a broad range of Federal agencies to support States, Territories, Local Governments, Tribal Nations, and other entities providing critical and essential services.

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Leading Disaster Recovery Programs from Hurricanes Irma & Maria

The U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) received wind and rain impacts from two Category 5 hurricanes, Irma and Maria, causing billions of dollars in damage. As part of multiple contract awards, including the USVI Program Management Office, Witt O’Brien’s has helped the USVI with response, recovery and mitigation program management

Witt O’Brien’s helped create the recovery strategy for the Territory and provided strategic support with obtaining grant funding by integrating multiple Federal funding sources, insurance and local resources totaling more than $8 billion.

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Responding to the Largest Overland Flooding Event in FEMA History

The Iowa flood of 2008 was a hydrological event involving most of the rivers in eastern Iowa beginning around June 8, 2008 and ending about July 1. Flooding continued on the Upper Mississippi River in the southeastern portion of the state for several more days.

Witt O'Brien's provided extensive coordination management, team development, and communications, to maximize grant awards and reduce funding eligibility problems. These accomplishments were widely applauded throughout the State and became the foundation for the State's successful long-term delivery efforts and requests for supplemental appropriations.

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