Hundreds of millions of dollars were donated and appropriated to help people, business and towns recover from Tropical Storm Irene.
In our prior installments of the Mapping the Money project, we've explored the federal and non government organization contributions to the relief effort. In this final installment, we show the state's financial contribution toward the relief effort for the most expensive storm in the Vermont's history.
Last Updated: August 27, 2013
The funds shown in the table represent the total dollar amount disbursed by the state of Vermont, as reported to VPR. The $43.6 million dollar figure does not include the $15,800,000 in loans from the Vermont Economic Development Authority.
The state has another $17,299,496 allocated for road repairs that has not yet been spent according to VTrans.
|State Match of FEMA Public Assistance||$13,700,000|
|Vermont State Hospital||$12,000,000|
|Housing and Mobile Homes||$1,200,000|
|State Portion of Emergency Management Assistance||$1,000,000|
|Education Fund Tax Abatement||$500,000|
|Refundable Flood Credits||$500,000|
|Case Management Contribution||$300,000|
|Disaster Recovery Coordinators||$300,000|
|Vermont Economic Development Authority (Loan)||$15,800,000|
|Total Disbursed (no loans)||$43,600,504|
* These funds include $3,000,000 in insurance money collected by the state. The money went to the Roxbury Fish Hatchery, the repair of buildings outside of Waterbury, a petroleum clean-up, and the Chittenden County Transportation Authority.
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|The Reporter:||Nancy Cohen|
|The Producer:||Jonathan Butler|
|The Editor:||Steve Zind|
|The Developer:||Matt Parrilla|
Mapping the Money is funded in part by the VPR Journalism Fund
The data represented is accurate as of August 27, 2013 as reported to VPR. Values will change as more funding is approved.