Vermont Tropical Storm Irene (DR-4022)

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September 15, 2011
News Release
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 Emergency Management Agency has approved nearly $11 million in aid to Vermonters for housing and other needs assistance, and more than 4,500 residents have registered for aid in the two weeks since the disaster.
September 14, 2011
News Release
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- "Getting back home" is the most heartfelt desire of hundreds of Vermonters displaced by flooding. To help them achieve that goal is one of the Federal Emergency Management Agency's most important missions in Vermont. Most of the homeowners who were displaced will need to live somewhere else until their flood-damaged home is repaired and they can move back in. Those whose homes cannot be repaired or whose rental housing is gone must find new housing.
September 13, 2011
News Release
BURLINGTON, Vt. --  Vermonters clean up the damage left by Tropical Storm Irene and begin to rebuild, federal officials are offering help on how to make the next natural disaster less destructive. Specialists with the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be appearing at public events around Vermont to offer residents information about rebuilding their flood-damaged homes to make them better able to withstand future disasters.
September 13, 2011
News Release
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Vermonters affected by Tropical Storm Irene may now visit a disaster recovery center open in Northfield for disaster assistance information. Northfield Library (Community Room)93 South Main StreetNorthfield, VT 05663 The recovery centers are staffed with disaster recovery specialists from various federal, state and local agencies and organizations who can answer questions about disaster assistance programs.
September 12, 2011
News Release
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency officials encourage residents to take quick action to minimize the damage caused by mold after the flooding from Tropical Storm Irene. "Don't wait for a FEMA inspector before you clean up, but be sure to take proper precautions," said FEMA's Federal Coordinating Officer Craig Gilbert. "You want to stop mold from spreading. Take pictures to document your damage." The elderly and those with asthma, allergies and compromised immune systems are more sensitive to the effects of mold.
September 12, 2011
News Release
BURLINGTON, Vt. – Contractors are essential to Vermont’s recovery following Tropical Storm Irene, but state and federal officials are advising Vermonters to use care when hiring them. The Federal Emergency Management Agency does not recommend or endorse any contractors, nor does the state. “If contractors claim they are authorized by FEMA to do repair work, do not believe it,” said Federal Coordinating Officer Craig A. Gilbert.

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