A new report says report it’s likely that by the second anniversary of Tropical Storm Irene in August,
much of the recovery work will be finished and the focus will shift to
preparing for the next disaster.
The Village of Jeffersonville has been hit hard by flooding – four times in less than 11 months. Now village leaders say they’re willing to reduce future flood damage by closing some of the floodplain to development.
More than 700 homes in Vermont were damaged or destroyed by flooding
from Tropical Storm Irene, and 4,400 households have registered for
assistance with FEMA. We look at the programs available for homeowners to recover.
In the wake of Hurricane and Tropical Storm Irene, one social media
Website launched by a young Winooski woman has emerged as the leader in
aggregating volunteer information and coordinating the relief effort.