Vermont Tropical Storm Irene (DR-4022)
Incident period: August 27, 2011 to September 2, 2011
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 1, 2011
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
November 18, 2011
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Federal officials said 7,215 Vermonters who experienced damage or losses as the result of Tropical Storm Irene registered for assistance before Tuesday’s deadline. The total amount of aid approved so far exceeds $45.9 million in grants and loans to Vermont residents, businesses, and non-profit entities, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
November 14, 2011
BURLINGTON, Vt. – Tuesday is the last day for Vermonters who experienced damage or losses as the result of Tropical Storm Irene to register for federal disaster assistance.
November 10, 2011
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Since President Obama declared a major disaster in Vermont on September 1 due to damage from Tropical Storm Irene, more than 6,894 Vermont individuals and families have registered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Registration is the first step to determine eligibility for individual assistance grants from FEMA and low-interest loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration. FEMA and SBA have approved more than $43 million in federal aid to individuals, families, businesses and communities.
November 7, 2011
BURLINGTON, Vt. – It’s not an over-the-top advertisement for a clearance sale at the local car dealer or furniture store: This offer really is good for only one more week.
November 4, 2011
BURLINGTON, Vt.— With fewer than one in five eligible Vermonters returning their U.S. Small Business Administration disaster loan applications, FEMA and SBA have teamed with Vermont NeighborWorks® Organizations to offer more help with the paperwork. The deadline to return the applications is November 15.
November 1, 2011
BURLINGTON, Vt. – While Vermonters have spent their fall repairing the damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene and buttoning up before winter’s snows arrive, some federal disaster workers have been making the rounds at farmers markets and hardware stores offering some free advice.