With tag: vermont_emergency_management
In Irene's Wake, A Shake Up At Vermont's Emergency Management
Three months after Tropical Storm Irene put his office under unprecedented stress, Emergency Management Director Mike O'Neil has been reassigned to head
the Division of Fire Safety, another office in the Department of Public
Torrential Rain Hits Flood-Weary Southern Vermont
Vermont Emergency Management tells VPR it is warning city and town
emergency officials about torrential rains in southern Vermont. Many brooks and streams in the area are already bank-full.
Lessons From The Floods
By Jane Lindholm
Emergency management officials and volunteer organizations are assessing their response to the unprecedented flooding which destroyed property and displaced residents in numerous towns this spring.
Vt. 911 System To Go Online
State officials who run the state's emergency call system say a new
web-based program will allow people to call for help with a simple text
message or video.
Tips For Homeowners Dealing With Flood Damage
With Lake Champlain now receding, a number of homeowners are
expected to return to their homes along the shore this weekend and next. Emergency officials
in Vermont are urging them to ensure conditions are safe.
Officials Urge Caution In Flooded Areas
By Lynne McCrea
Vermont Emergency Management officials say flood water in most areas has gone down
considerably since last night. One concern now is keeping people safe
when there's so much water on the road.