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December 8, 2011
BURLINGTON, Vt.  – As towns rebuild infrastructure battered by Tropical Storm Irene, state and federal officials are reminding them that funding is available to make repairs that are better able to...
December 6, 2011
BURLINGTON, Vt. – With winter in the air and before the snow falls, communities are rushing to repair damages caused by both spring flooding and Tropical Storm Irene and federal and state officials...
December 5, 2011
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of New Hampshire and ordered...
December 5, 2011
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's major disaster declaration issued for the State of New Hampshire...
December 1, 2011
WINDSOR, Conn. -- During Tropical Storm Irene and the recent severe storm of Oct.29-30 resulting in extended power outages, some Connecticut residents chose not to evacuate from their homes fearing...
November 28, 2011
BRATTLEBORO, Vt.  – When Tropical Storm Irene came barreling up the East Coast in August, the managing director of the New England Youth Theater in Brattleboro, Michelle Meima, was in Washington, DC...
November 18, 2011
WESTFIELD, Mass. -- Free crisis counseling continues to be available for residents of Hampden and Worcester counties who may be stressed, anxious or depressed due to the June 1 tornadoes. Those who...
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...
November 17, 2011
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Connecticut and ordered...
November 17, 2011
WINDSOR, Conn. -- Some consider Tropical Storm Irene and the recent severe storm of Oct. 29-30 to have been among Connecticut’s worst weather events in 50 years. Although we should all be prepared...
November 17, 2011
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's major disaster declaration issued for the State of Connecticut....
November 16, 2011
BOSTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is working with the Center for Rebuilding Sustainable Communities after Disasters on an international conference:  “Innovation, Diversity, and...
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. Those affected have until...
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...
November 10, 2011
CONCORD, N.H. -- According to the latest figures provided by Federal Emergency Management Agency and the State of New Hampshire, New Hampshire households received over $1million of disaster...
November 8, 2011
WESTFIELD, Mass. -- Many volunteer agencies will continue to help those affected by the June 1 tornadoes and Tropical Storm Irene from August 27 to 29 in Massachusetts long after state and federal...
November 8, 2011
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's major disaster declaration issued for the state of Vermont....
November 8, 2011
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal aid has been made available to the state of Vermont to supplement...
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. Vermonters who experienced...
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®...

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