Posted in September 2011

Disaster Recovery Update 9/27/11

Flood ReLIEF Continues: Thanks for staying tuned into our Flood ReLIEF efforts. As we’ve said, we’re in it for the long haul to support our neighbors throughout Vermont and want to remind everyone that the services below are available to those affected by Irene. ReSOURCE VOLUNTEER SERVICES ReSOURCE YouthBuild crews and volunteers are teaming up … Continue reading

Disaster Recovery Update 9/22/11

FEMA Update Three more counties have been added to the FEMA Individual Assistance Declaration (DR 4022 VT) which includes:  Lamoille, Franklin & Orleans.  Residents in 12 counties are now eligible to register for FEMA Assistance:  Addison, Bennington, Caledonia, Chittenden, Franklin, Lamoille, Orange, Orleans, Rutland, Washington, Windham & Windsor. Registration Deadline:  October 31, 2011 Farm Disaster Relief Fund Attached is the application … Continue reading

Disaster Recovery Update 9/20/11

Deadline to Request 3SquaresVT Replacement Benefits Post-Irene Extended to Friday, September 23 Due to the power outages, flooding, and devastation in Vermont caused by Tropical Storm Irene, the Department for Children and Families(DCF) is able to provide REPLACEMENT BENEFITS to current 3SquaresVT participants who lost food due to the storm. Participants MUST report the loss of food immediately by calling … Continue reading

Disaster Recovery Update 9/16/11

Photo by Jim Greenhill on Flickr Recovery Effort by Vermont National Guard The Donation “Store” is Open on Rt. 100 in Waterbury Center! The Distribution Center for donated items collected by Clyde Whittemore Little League volunteers is open MONDAY and WEDNESDAYS, 9am-noon and 5:30pm-7:30pm SATURDAYS 9am-noon. Come browse the amzing collection of clothing, shoes, outerwear … Continue reading

Disaster Recovery Update 9/15/11

Offer by Lenny’s re: Carhartt clothing Lenny’s has received a donation of 18,000 pieces of clothing (men & women only) from Carhartt for the VT Flood Victims.  All we to know is what towns needs help, and by household how many men and women are in need of clothing.  We don’t need to know their … Continue reading

Disaster Recovery Update 9/14/11

Rental Repair Pilot Program The Rental Repair Pilot Program (RRPP) funds repairs to multi-family rental housing units due to disaster-related damages or deferred maintenance. In exchange, owners agree to make rental units available to FEMA disaster applicants. The value of FEMA’s contribution is deducted from the value of the lease agreement to offset the cost … Continue reading

Tuesday’s Updates

Assistance on Reporting Damages Agency of Commerce and Community Development Department of Economic, Housing and Community Development Attached is some information for individuals, businesses, travelers and communities and where to go for assistance and to report damages. Our home page ( and has other resources as well and we are trying to update regularly as … Continue reading

Monday’s Updates

Home Share Now Home Share Now is facilitating short-term and long-term home sharing matches for people displaced by Irene. If the flood has left you homeless, or you have room in your home to share during this time of crisis, please call 802-479-8544. Learn more about home sharing at For people looking for a short-term match … Continue reading

Friday’s Updates

VPR Fundraiser For Irene Recovery September 13th In response to the statewide devastation caused by Tropical Storm Irene, Vermont Public Radio will hold a special one-day fundraiser next Tuesday, September 13th, to help our communities and neighbors rebuild and recover from this natural disaster. Donations received from listeners will benefit the Vermont Disaster Relief Fund. ReSOURCE Update While … Continue reading

Thursday’s Updates

GMTA The Green Mountain Transit Agency is asking residents within the central Vermont region to consider being a GMTA Volunteer Driver. GMTA is finding that now more than ever we are depending on our Volunteer Driver network to support the regions growing need for transportation services.  Volunteer Drivers are reimbursed .51 per miles driven and … Continue reading