Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Disaster declared in Vermont from June flooding

Representative Willem Jewett sends this on by email:

Subject: Notification of a Major Disaster Declaration for the State of Vermont

Good Evening,

Today, July 15, 2008, President Bush declared a major disaster for the State of Vermont, triggering the release of Federal funds to help communities recover from the severe storms and flooding that occurred June 14-17, 2008. Details of the disaster declaration and assistance programs are listed below.

Public Assistance: (Assistance to State and local governments and certain private non-profit organizations for emergency work or the repair and replacement of disaster-damaged facilities):

Designated Counties: Addison and Franklin Counties.

Hazard Mitigation Grant Program: (Assistance to State and local governments and certain non-profit organizations to reduce and prevent the loss of life and property due to natural hazards):

Designated Counties: All counties in the State of Vermont are eligible
to apply for assistance under the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.

OTHER: Additional designations may be made at a later date after further evaluation.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact FEMA's Office of Legislative Affairs at (202) 646-4500.

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