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Transitional Sheltering Assistance Approved for NY/NJ

Thanks to Asah Rowles for sharing this info. Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) has been approved in New York and New Jersey for eligible disaster survivors who have a continuing need for shelter because they are unable to return to their … Continue reading

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Irene Recovery Information for Town Officials

From Sue Minter and Ben Rose, November 1 2012: “Dear Town Official, We are all thankful that Vermont has, for the most part, been spared the wrath of Hurricane Sandy. Our hearts go out to those communities to our South. … Continue reading

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Update: FEMA Deadline

Deadlines Extended for FEMA Assistance OCTOBER 18 – 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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Information on Rebuilding from FEMA

REMEMBER TO GET YOUR PERMITS WHEN REPAIRING AND REBUILDING  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 building permits … Continue reading

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FEMA Deadline for Cities and Towns Extended

The new deadline for cities and towns to file for federal disaster assistance is October 17th, extended from October 1st. Via VPR News.

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FEMA Information on Appeals

VERMONTERS MAY APPEAL FEMA DECISIONS  BURLINGTON, Vt. – Everybody who registers for help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will receive a letter from the agency. Some receive a letter saying they are “eligible.”  It states the amount of assistance … Continue reading

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Information: FEMA and People in Rentals

DISASTER ASSISTANCE IS FOR RENTERS TOO BURLINGTON, Vt. – Renters in 12 Vermont counties with losses due to Tropical Storm Irene are eligible for federal disaster assistance. “Irene did not discriminate between homeowners and renters,” said Federal Coordinating Officer Craig … Continue reading

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Information: Disaster Recovery Center Ludlow

FEMA and SBA have opened a Disaster Recovery Center in the Okemo Marketplace, between the Cool Moose Café and Darkside. Designed for both individuals and businesses, it is open from 8-6, seven days a week. Some of the services provided … Continue reading

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Information: After Applying for FEMA Assistance

What happens after Vermonters call the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) toll-free application number, 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) and TTY 1-800-462-7585 for the hearing or speech impaired or goes online to apply at http://www.disasterassistance.gov or by mobile ap at m.fema.gov? Applicants are … Continue reading

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From FEMA: Managing Disaster Generated Debris

Disaster Debris Removal in Recovery Operations The recovery phase focuses on collecting the remaining debris, reducing or recycling, and final disposal. Development and management of a debris management site is considered a recovery activity as well. Depending on the quantity … Continue reading

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