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Disaster Recovery Group Sets Ambitious Goals
Friday, 02/03/12
By Mitch Wertlieb
Going beyond the federal aid available for Irene recovery are the efforts of the Vermont Long-Term Disaster Recovery Group.
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After Irene, Londonderry Family Counts Blessings
Friday, 02/03/12
By Nancy Eve Cohen
Some of the people who were flooded by Tropical Storm Irene have been out their homes for five months now. Some say they're grieving, as if someone close to them has died. One family in Londonderry is also counting its blessings.
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Issues Faced By Displaced Vermonters
Thursday, 02/02/12
By Jane Lindholm
We learn about the funding available for Hazard Mitigation, the role flood insurance has played post-Irene and hear about the asbestos controversy raging in Canada.
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After Narrowly Surviving Irene, Wardsboro Family Waits For Resolution
Thursday, 02/02/12
By Nancy Eve Cohen
More than half of the people displaced by Irene are still unsettled. Many are waiting on a government buy-back program to help them move forward. And many are still dealing with the trauma of the day that the floods washed over their homes. On the day of the flood a family from Wardsboro thought they might not survive.
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Vermont To Help Displaced Vermonters Through CDBG Funds
Wednesday, 02/01/12
By Mitch Wertlieb
A lot of Vermonters displaced by Irene are hoping their home will be bought out by the FEMA hazard mitigation program, which pays up to 75 percent of the home's pre-storm fair market value.
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Newfane Couple Is Determined To Find A New Home
Wednesday, 02/01/12
By Nancy Eve Cohen
Five months ago, the floodwaters brought by Irene clawed at the landscape, pulling some homes down river and damaging others. Fourteen-hundred homes were devastated, including one in Newfane whose owners witnessed their entire home wash away.
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State Faces Challenges Helping Those Displaced By Irene
Tuesday, 01/31/12
By Mitch Wertlieb
VPR's Mitch Wertlieb talks with Vermont's Irene Recovery Officer, Sue Minter about the challenges the state faces in helping the most vulnerable, whose lives were thrown into chaos by Irene.
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