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November 8, 2017

Vermont requests federal assessment for wind storm damage

Vermont Emergency Management (VEM) Director Erica Bornemann has requested a Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to determine if the state qualifies for a federal Public Assistance disaster declaration.  The request asks for assessments in Addison, Chittenden, Essex, Franklin, Grand…

September 6, 2017

September is preparedness month

Dear Editor,

Like most of you, we at Vermont Emergency Management have been watching events unfold in Texas following Hurricane Harvey. As we watch, most of us are no doubt reminded of our own historic disaster: Tropical Storm Irene.

We’ve seen many stories from Houston about…