The governor warned that the islands face "a long road to rebuild" but stressed that NY would stand with them.
Governor Mapp said, "In the wake of Hurricane Irma, I invited Governor Cuomo to the US Virgin Islands to tour the damage and assist in our recovery effort".
"Opioid addiction devastates the lives of afflicted New Yorkers and their families, and it is critical that we continue to fight against this epidemic", Governor Cuomo said.
The aftermath also threatens the Islands' economy.
Cuomo surveyed damage from the air before touring a damaged apartment building and meeting with Virgin Islands Gov. Kenneth Mapp and other top officials from the islands. Cuomo, who says he'll seek a third term as governor, was asked to visit by Mapp, a native New Yorker. We have a special connection with NY, as more US Virgin Islands residents list their place of birth as NY than any other state in the nation.
He was born in Brooklyn.
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Cuomo will bring an assessment team to figure out how the state can best help the islands recover from Hurricane Irma, which drove 150-mile-an-hour winds across St. Thomas and St. John.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, said in a statement he wants to prevent people from "unwarranted targeting" while in the Empire State. More US Virgin Islands residents list their place of birth as NY than any other state in the nation.
This trip is not the first assistance offered by NY to the U.S. Virgin Islands in the wake of Hurricane Irma. They completed their mission and retured home earlier this week.
Since Hurricanes Harvey and Irma hit Texas, Florida and the Caribbean, New York State has continued its support to areas impacted by these storms.
The governor announced that 100 National Guard troops and 30 State Police members will be dispatched to St. Thomas to help with security on the island. "God forbid, something happens in NY, we'll have them on the first aircraft back".
Six patients at a Florida nursing home have died after spending days without air conditioning following Hurricane Irma . Rick Scott said he was "absolutely heartbroken" over the deaths, calling the situation "unfathomable".
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The outages range from the coast to far inland cities such as Charlotte and Asheville in North Carolina and Greenville in SC . In Hollywood , the Rehabilitation Center said the hurricane had knocked out a transformer that powered the air conditioning.
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