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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...
October 11, 2011
CONCORD, N.H. -- One mission of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as it helps New Hampshire recover from Tropical Storm Irene is to identify and ensure that historic places and...
October 11, 2011
BURLINGTON, Vt. − Federal and state officials announce the closing of two disaster recovery centers, but assistance is still only a phone call away. Vermonters who were affected by Tropical Storm...
October 11, 2011
WESTFIELD, Mass. -- Residents who registered for disaster assistance and did not receive reimbursement from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for items purchased in direct response to...
October 7, 2011
WINDSOR, Conn. -- As of today, more than $5,182,068.79 million has already been approved for assistance by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for damages caused by Tropical Storm Irene in...
October 7, 2011
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- State and federal officials are reminding Vermonters whose wells may have been contaminated by flooding after Tropical Storm Irene to apply for assistance to repair or replace the...
October 7, 2011
WESTFIELD, Mass. – Some residents in Berkshire and Franklin counties who have applied for federal disaster assistance cannot be contacted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). They have...
October 7, 2011
CONCORD, N.H. – There is only one month left in New Hampshire to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for disaster assistance to recover from Tropical Storm Irene damage. The...
October 7, 2011
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- As winter approaches, Vermont residents and businesses recovering from the damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene have been helped with more than $26 million in federal aid. Those...
October 6, 2011
CONCORD, N.H. -- The state of Maine and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that deadlines are approaching for local and county government agencies, school districts, and...
October 6, 2011
CONCORD, N.H. – Some New Hampshire residents may receive a letter from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) saying their disaster assistance application has been denied. “Sometimes it only...
October 6, 2011
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- A low-income homeowner believes her insurance company is under-estimating the flood damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene. Another has lost important legal documents, while a...
October 5, 2011
CONCORD, N.H. -- Fall foliage, a major draw for New Hampshire tourism, was not harmed by Tropical Storm Irene. That’s the message of Lori Harnois, director of New Hampshire’s Division of Travel and...

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