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September 28, 2011
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- As Vermonters repair their homes in the wake of Tropical Storm Irene, recovery officials are urging residents to build their homes safer and smarter. Raising electrical components...
September 28, 2011
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Homeowners who had basement flooding from Tropical Storm Irene are encouraged to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, because FEMA grants may cover uninsured...
September 28, 2011
WINDSOR, Conn. -- If your property was affected by Tropical Storm Irene, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) encourages you to apply for disaster assistance, even if you carry insurance. "...
September 27, 2011
WINDSOR, Conn. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will hold workshops aimed at helping Connecticut residents reduce property losses during future severe weather. FEMA mitigation...
September 27, 2011
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- State and federal recovery officials are reminding Vermonters repairing damage to their homes or businesses from Tropical Storm Irene that they must still get the appropriate...
September 27, 2011
CONCORD, N.H. – The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Lebanon, NH, in Grafton County at the Lebanon Airport Terminal, 5 Airpark Road, will close at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28. The first DRC opened...
September 27, 2011
WESTFIELD, Mass. -- Applicants for federal disaster assistance who receive a letter informing them they are not eligible for reimbursement for damages caused by Tropical Storm Irene during the period...
September 26, 2011
WINDSOR, Conn. -- It is important to clean, disinfect and completely dry areas in your storm-affected home to reduce the risk of mold spores that can cause health hazards or structural damage. Mold...
September 26, 2011
CONCORD, N.H. – There are ways to repair or rebuild after flooding that will reduce the likelihood of damage if it happens again. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has a mitigation...
September 26, 2011
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- With towns scrambling to complete urgent repairs on infrastructure such as roads and public buildings before winter sets in, state and federal officials want people to understand...
September 26, 2011
CONCORD, N.H. - There are ways to repair or rebuild after flooding that will reduce the likelihood of damage if it happens again. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has a mitigation...
September 26, 2011
WINDSOR, Conn. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will hold workshops aimed at helping Connecticut residents reduce property losses during future severe weather. FEMA mitigation...
September 24, 2011
CONCORD, N.H. – Recovering from Tropical Storm Irene may offer some New Hampshire residents an opportunity to rebuild smarter, safer and stronger. “Some ways of responding to a major disaster like...
September 24, 2011
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Just three weeks after Sept. 1 -- the date Vermont received a major disaster declaration due to the effects of Tropical Storm Irene -- FEMA has approved nearly $14 million in...
September 24, 2011
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- A mobile disaster recovery center vehicle will be making short visits to several Vermont communities beginning Tuesday, Sept. 27, in Middlebury. The following is the schedule of...
September 23, 2011
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Vermonters affected by Tropical Storm Irene may now visit a disaster recovery center in Lyndonville for disaster assistance information. Municipal Office Building119 Park...
September 23, 2011
WESTFIELD, Mass. -- Residents in flooded areas of Berkshire and Franklin counties should have their septic systems and wells checked for safety, federal and state disaster recovery officials advise....
September 23, 2011
CONCORD, N.H. – New Hampshire residents should remember that recovery assistance money they receive from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is intended to meet basic disaster-related...
September 23, 2011
WESTFIELD, Mass. -- Homeowners in Berkshire and Franklin counties may be eligible for disaster aid to help repair flood-damaged wells and septic systems, state and federal officials said. Federal...
September 23, 2011
CONCORD, N.H. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that Lincoln County has been added to the major disaster declaration for the...