Vermont Tropical Storm Irene (DR-4022)

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September 15, 2011
News Release
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 with disabilities and those with access and functional needs have equal access to disaster assistance programs.
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. – 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.
September 12, 2011
News Release
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- The town of Woodstock has been added to the list of disaster recovery center locations open to help Vermonters affected by Tropical Storm Irene. 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.

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