MissionLove City Strong serves the community of St. John, USVI in the areas of disaster preparedness and disaster response, with an emphasis on mitigation and community resilience. The specific objectives of the organization are:
Create programs that educate the community in disaster preparedness, and create scalable solutions to issues caused by natural disasters both in the immediate aftermath and the long term recovery phase.
Leverage the skills and talents of St. John residents and businesses for all of our programs, which directs money into the local economy and develops assets and partnerships for future disaster response situations.
Provide support to other NGOs and government agencies in the areas of disaster preparedness, disaster response, and community resilience.
What We DoPlanning for future challenges presented by disasters, and responding to disasters that affect our community, is our primary goal and purpose.
Our short term programs are aimed at addressing critical needs resulting directly from disasters that impact St. John, USVI such as the 2017 Hurricanes Irma and Maria and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Our long term programs focus on increasing preparedness through multiple complementary sectors.