Category Archives: Disaster Assistance

VTSBDC Handout

VTSBDC Handout Resources and Checklists (124KB PDF) – this great four page handout has checklists, contact information, and reference info for farms and businesses. Advertisements

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Watch Out for Fraud

While it’s unfortunate to have to discuss this, there is some great info on how to protect yourself from fraud on this VTResponse page.

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First Cut at Contractors and Services

If you were affected by the storm and you’re in a position to start repairing damage, it may be hard to find someone who’s not themselves rebuilding or already overbooked.  On the Quick Reference – Repair Replace Rebuild page we’ve listed … Continue reading

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FEMA Community Relations Fanning Out

FEMA NR 005 (191KB PDF) – Community Relations (CR) teams from the Federal Emergency Management Agency are reaching out to Vermonters across the state who were affected by Tropical Storm Irene. “Our people are looking to make sure renters, homeowners and business … Continue reading

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FEMA Site in Brattleboro

FEMA has set up an official Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at the Withington Arena in Memorial Park in Brattleboro which will be open from 8:00am to 6:00pm daily. Their initial job is to help people register for disaster assistance – … Continue reading

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Vermont Tax Filing Extension

The Vermont Department of Taxes has approved an extension of time to file returns with a September 1 due date.  The following documents will be accepted if the Department receives them by September 30, 2011: Property Tax Adjustment Claim (HS-145 with … Continue reading

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Ask Inspectors for Identification

Unfortunately, while natural disasters bring out the best in a lot of people, some people try to take advantage of the confusion and those affected. FEMA has contracted with Alltech, Inc to provide contractors who are actively inspecting homes and … Continue reading

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Relief Items Available at Brattleboro Church of Christ

The Brattleboro Church Of Christ has many items available for Vermonters affected by flooding: Shovels, Mops, Brooms, Bucket of Cleaning Supplies, Personal Care Items, Baby Care Kits, Diapers, Food Kits, Blankets, Box Fans, T-Shirts, Sweat Shirts, Sheets, Pillowcases, Water, Spray … Continue reading

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FEMA Update and Process Information

BB Handout FEMA Process (77KB PDF) – this three page handout provides information on the FEMA disaster assistance process and answers to some common questions. Now that Windham County has received both public and individual disaster declarations, FEMA workers are in the … Continue reading

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FEMA Funding Declaration

The President has now signed the declaration of FEMA funding for Windham County, which means people can register online at http://www.disasterassistance.gov/ or by calling 1-800-621-3362. Registration takes about 20 minutes for an individual or a household and you need your personal information, social security … Continue reading

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