Posted in October 2011

Disaster Recovery Update 10/31/11


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 Assistance and Public Assistance is now November 15, 2011.  “This is great news,” the Governor said. “Vermonters now … Continue reading

Disaster Recovery Update 10/18/11


Housing Updates Housing Vacancies –  VT Housing Finance Agency created a portal designed to help residents who need to relocate their home, either temporarily or in the longer run, due to Tropical Storm Irene.  This portal includes vacancies from the Vermont Directory of Affordable Rental Housing in buildings subsidized through public programs.  Even though these units are … Continue reading

Disaster Recovery Update 10/7/11


News Items: FEMA grants may be spent for disaster-related needs $107,000 provided to flood impacted small businesses Grant from the VT Dept of Labor to help pay for labor to do repairs for flood damage to non-profits. The Work We Do In Our Rivers Today Will Leave A Lasting Legacy By Deb Markowitz, Secretary, Agency … Continue reading

Disaster Recovery Update 10/3/11


Salvation Army Statewide Warehous The Salvation Army has opened a Statewide Warehouse for the victims of Tropical Storm Irene.  It is located in Rutland at the old Smith Chevy Dealership on Rt. 7.  Anyone in Vermont affected by the flooding is welcome to come and receive food, clothing, personal and household items, furniture and other … Continue reading