From the Preface: "Disasters know no borders between nations, states, or tribal lands and communities, risks and vulnerabilities affect us all. Working together, communicating with the whole community, we can leverage our resources to protect, prevent and minimize the impact of disasters and help each other recover. FEMA Region II is responsible for coordinating the Federal Response during emergencies and major or catastrophic events within Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands territories. There jurisdictions of the Caribbean Area demanding close attention not only because of their tourism value, bustling pharmaceutical industry, rum production, and healthcare technological advances; is it home to 3,832,194 of U.S. citizens that may ultimately rely on off-island support in times of disaster."
U.S. Department of Homeland Security: http://www.dhs.gov/