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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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Looking Back and Forward

There are no words that could capture how Katy, Matt and I are feeling today. In many ways, we’re still reeling from the experiences of the past year. We could never capture how grateful we are for the experience of … Continue reading

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Information on Anniversary Events

The Vermont Disaster Relief Fund is compiling a list of all the anniversary events scheduled around the state and needs your help to be complete! If you are hosting or attending a public event, please share it with them at … Continue reading

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Build Up Vermont Photo Contest

It’s hard to believe that we’re rapidly approaching the one year anniversary of Irene, but alas, it’s August 1st. Last week, Governor Shumlin announced the Build Up Vermont photo contest, which encourages the submission of photographs celebrating our recovery from … Continue reading

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Instantly Informed Conference (7/27)

We’re flattered to be included in the Instantly Informed conference, happening in Findlay, Ohio on Friday. Sarah will be listening to the Irene experience of a city manager from New Jersey, speaking about lessons learned from VTResponse and participating in … Continue reading

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Spontaneous Volunteerism

I (Sarah) had the pleasure of guest speaking in UVM’s fall course on Rebuilding Vermont, which was launched shortly after Irene to explore as many aspects of disaster response and recovery as can be covered in a 15 week course. … Continue reading

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Updated Recovery Resources

As we transition into the long term recovery portion of cleaning up from Irene, the State of Vermont compiled a concise and comprehensive list of resources for those seeking support during the recovery process. The document includes information for both … Continue reading

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