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October 24, 2011
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Although the road to the Green Mountain State’s full recovery from the devastation of Tropical Storm Irene will be a long one, much progress has already been made. Recovery is...
October 24, 2011
WINDSOR, Conn. -- Less than two weeks remain for Connecticut residents to apply for federal disaster assistance to help recover from Tropical Storm Irene, according to the Department of Emergency...
October 24, 2011
BURLINGTON, Vt. – Vermont residents and businesses recovering from the damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene have been assisted by more than $16 million in disaster-assistance loans from the U.S....
October 22, 2011
WESTFIELD, Mass. -- On Tuesday, October 25, Williamstown Public Access Channel 17 WilliNet will provide area residents with an opportunity to get answers to their questions about disaster assistance...
October 21, 2011
WESTFIELD, Mass. -- Flooding is a significant threat throughout Massachusetts, as demonstrated by recent floods throughout western Massachusetts following Tropical Storm Irene in August and by the...
October 20, 2011
BURLINGTON, Vt.  – In the wake of Tropical Storm Irene, many Vermonters are rushing to make significant repairs to their homes and businesses before winter sets in. State and Federal Emergency...
October 20, 2011
WESTFIELD, Mass. -- As of October 20, 2011, five more Massachusetts counties (Barnstable, Bristol, Dukes, Norfolk and Plymouth) are eligible to receive Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)...
October 19, 2011
WINDSOR, Conn. -- More than 5,800 residents have already met with specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) at 17 home shows FEMA has held in building supply stores throughout...
October 19, 2011
WESTFIELD, Mass. -- The window is quickly closing for residents of Berkshire and Franklin counties to register for disaster help. An online visit or a single phone call can qualify an individual head...
October 19, 2011
BURLINGTON, Vt. — Even if they have insurance, Vermonters may be eligible for grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for losses caused by Tropical Storm Irene.  State and federal...
October 18, 2011
WINDSOR, Conn. -- Flooding is the most common and costliest natural disaster in the United States each year. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) encourages Connecticut residents to learn...
October 18, 2011
WESTFIELD, Mass. -- Before beginning new construction or repairs to property damaged by Tropical Storm Irene, Massachusetts residents are encouraged to consult with their local building officials to...
October 17, 2011
BURLINGTON, Vt. – Vermonters who experienced damage or losses as the result of Tropical Storm Irene have until October 31 to register for assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and...
October 17, 2011
WESTFIELD, Mass -- As of 6 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 16, more than $3 million in federal assistance has been approved to help individuals with disaster expenses for damage and losses caused by Tropical...
October 17, 2011
BURLINGTON, Vt. – Federal and state officials announce the closing of the disaster recovery center in Rutland this Thursday, Oct. 20, but assistance is still only a phone call away. Vermonters who...
October 15, 2011
WESTFIELD, Mass. -- Following Tropical Storm Irene’s destructive path through western Massachusetts in late August, officials with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Massachusetts...
October 14, 2011
WESTFIELD, Mass. -- Destructive flooding regularly occurs throughout Massachusetts, yet only about two percent of the state’s residents and business owners have flood insurance. Some may not be...
October 13, 2011
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- As Vermonters rebuild from the damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene, the provisions of the National Flood Insurance Program may be creating confusion for some. Officials with the...
October 13, 2011
WESTFIELD, Mass. -- Individuals and business owners in Berkshire and Franklin counties have three weeks left to register for disaster help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the...
October 12, 2011
WINDSOR, Conn. -- The Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) urge Connecticut home and business owners to obtain required permits...

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