Vermont Tropical Storm Irene (DR-4022)

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September 4, 2011
News Release
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Unfortunately, when there are disasters, swindlers often follow, seeking to profit from others' misfortune. State and federal officials caution Vermonters to be on the lookout for the many different schemes they may encounter. Some scammers may falsely claim to work for the Federal Emergency Management Agency or another government agency, such as the U.S. Small Business Administration. All legitimate FEMA and SBA workers have official identification and can prove they are who they claim to be.
September 4, 2011
News Release
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Disaster recovery centers have opened in Barre and Brattleboro to assist individuals, households and businesses with disaster-related damage caused by flooding from Tropical Storm Irene in Vermont. The recovery centers are staffed with disaster recovery specialists from various federal, state and local agencies and organizations who can provide information and answer questions about storm-related assistance. The centers are located at:
September 4, 2011
News Release
The administration, coordinated through FEMA, is committed to bringing all of the resources of the federal family to bear to support the states and territories that have been affected by Hurricane Irene. FEMA, through our regional offices in Boston, MA, Philadelphia, PA, New York City, NY, Atlanta, GA, and our Caribbean Area Office in Puerto Rico, have been in close contact and coordination with the states and territories that have been affected.
September 2, 2011
News Release
WASHINGTON - Under the leadership of President Obama, the administration is continuing to bring all of its resources to bear to support affected states and territories that were impacted by Hurricane Irene.  On Sunday, President Obama will travel to Paterson, N.J., to view damage from Hurricane Irene and be briefed on response and recovery efforts.   The President's trip follows earlier visits by Department of Homeland Secretary Janet Napolitano, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate, and FEMA Deputy Administrator Rich Serin
September 2, 2011
News Release
BURLINGTON, Vt. – Like a bus with giant mushrooms growing out of its top, a Mobile Command Operations Vehicle (MCOV) sat outside the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Joint Field Office, its roof covered with satellite dishes. Inside, a dozen volunteers sat at desks taking calls from Vermonters all over the state who were seeking help in the aftermath of the massive flooding that occurred earlier in the week from Tropical Storm Irene
September 2, 2011
News Release
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Vermonters recovering from the impact of Tropical Storm Irene in Chittenden, Rutland, Washington, Windham and Windsor counties can now apply for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Assistance for losses sustained anytime after the storm which began on August 27 may include grants for temporary housing and home repairs, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses and other programs to help recover from the effects of the disaster.

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