News Releases for Vermont Tropical Storm Irene (DR-4022)

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Thursday, September 29, 2011 - 00:00
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Federal and state officials announce that all disaster recovery centers will be closed on Sundays beginning this weekend.  The centers will now be open Monday through Saturday 8 a....
Wednesday, September 28, 2011 - 00:00
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Homeowners who had basement flooding from Tropical Storm Irene are encouraged to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, because FEMA grants may cover uninsured...
Wednesday, September 28, 2011 - 00:00
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- As Vermonters repair their homes in the wake of Tropical Storm Irene, recovery officials are urging residents to build their homes safer and smarter. Raising electrical components...
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 - 00:00
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- State and federal recovery officials are reminding Vermonters repairing damage to their homes or businesses from Tropical Storm Irene that they must still get the appropriate...
Monday, September 26, 2011 - 00:00
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- With towns scrambling to complete urgent repairs on infrastructure such as roads and public buildings before winter sets in, state and federal officials want people to understand...
Saturday, September 24, 2011 - 00:00
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Just three weeks after Sept. 1 -- the date Vermont received a major disaster declaration due to the effects of Tropical Storm Irene -- FEMA has approved nearly $14 million in...
Saturday, September 24, 2011 - 00:00
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- A mobile disaster recovery center vehicle will be making short visits to several Vermont communities beginning Tuesday, Sept. 27, in Middlebury. The following is the schedule of...
Friday, September 23, 2011 - 00:00
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Vermonters affected by Tropical Storm Irene may now visit a disaster recovery center in Lyndonville for disaster assistance information. Municipal Office Building119 Park...
Friday, September 23, 2011 - 00:00
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Vermont disaster recovery centers have new Sunday hours. Beginning Sunday, Sept. 25, all recovery centers, except the newest in Lyndonville, will be open from noon to 6 p.m. on...
Thursday, September 22, 2011 - 00:00
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Some Vermont municipalities that didn't join or failed to comply with provisions of the National Flood Insurance Program -- potentially making their residents ineligible for some...
Thursday, September 22, 2011 - 00:00
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Everybody who registers for help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will receive a letter from the agency. Some receive a letter saying they are "eligible."  It states...
Thursday, September 22, 2011 - 00:00
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- In the wake of spring flooding and additional flooding caused by Tropical Storm Irene, state and federal officials are encouraging Vermonters to sign up for federally-backed flood...
Tuesday, September 20, 2011 - 00:00
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Renters in 12 Vermont counties with losses due to Tropical Storm Irene are eligible for federal disaster assistance. "Irene did not discriminate between homeowners and renters,"...
Monday, September 19, 2011 - 00:00
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Some Vermonters who were affected by Tropical Storm Irene may have not registered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency for assistance because of misconceptions or lack of...
Saturday, September 17, 2011 - 00:00
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Vermonters affected by Tropical Storm Irene may now visit a disaster recovery center open in Ludlow for disaster assistance information. This is the 11th center to be opened in the...
Saturday, September 17, 2011 - 00:00
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- The Disaster Recovery Center in Barre will be open till 6 p.m. on Thursday, September 22, but those affected by Tropical Storm Irene can continue to get assistance at other centers...
Friday, September 16, 2011 - 00:00
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Disaster recovery officials urge Vermonters who have registered with FEMA to contact them if they have questions or need to provide a change in application information, such as a...
Thursday, September 15, 2011 - 00:00
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- The signs of recovery from Tropical Storm Irene are sometimes small and often spread out, but Vermont is steadily making progress, state and federal officials said. The Federal...
Thursday, September 15, 2011 - 00:00
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Vermonters affected by Tropical Storm Irene may now visit a disaster recovery center open in the town of Hartford for disaster assistance information. Hartford Fire Department2nd...
Thursday, September 15, 2011 - 00:00
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- To help entire communities recover from Tropical Storm Irene's flooding, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and Vermont Emergency Management are working to make sure people...

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