Category Archives: Emergency Management

FEMA Deadlines Extended

Gov. Shumlin: Deadlines Extended for FEMA Assistance MONTPELIER – Gov. Peter Shumlin today announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency approved an extension to the deadline for individuals and municipalities to apply for federal disaster assistance.  The deadline for Individual … Continue reading

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FEMA Application Deadline for Public Assistance Extended

From Mark Bosma- Vermont Emergency Management WATERBURY, VT – Cities and towns in Vermont will have an extra 16 days to apply for federal disaster assistance to help repair damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene.  The new deadline for communities … Continue reading

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Health Safety Information After the Flood

The Vermont Department of Health has posted a number of resources to reference after the flooding here on its website: http://healthvermont.gov/enviro/water/flood.aspx

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Steps to Take When Applying for FEMA Assistance

Homeowners and Individuals applying for FEMA assistance need to follow to the steps outlined on the Vermont Emergency Management website- http://vem.vermont.gov/home/iasteps. Counties that have received the Individual Assistance Declaration to date are Addison, Bennington, Chittenden, Orange, Rutland, Washington,  Windsor and Windham.

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Updated Resources

We have shifted our listing of resources to aid in the recovery from Tropical Storm Irene to a page on our website http://www.vermontlocalroads.org/resources%20for%20Irene/Irene%20Recovery%20Resources.html. A link and announcements continue to appear on the homepage. Additional Resources that have been added this … Continue reading

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Obama Declares Vermont Major Disaster Area

President Obama approved Vermont’s application for a federal disaster designation hours after receiving Gov. Peter Shumlin’s formal request. From the Burlington Free Press: “Individuals in four counties — Chittenden, Rutland, Washington, and Windsor — will be eligible under Thursday’s declaration for grants to … Continue reading

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DOT Releases $5 million to Aid in Road and Bridge Repair

Governor Peter Shumlin announced yesterday the the Federal Department of Transportation has released $5 million in emergency funds to help Vermont rebuild and repair roads and bridges destroyed or damaged. The money will be available for assistance immediately. Gov. Shumlin … Continue reading

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