Vermont requests federal damage assessment for wind storm damage

News Release — Vermont Department of Public Safety Vermont Emergency Management November 3, 2017 Contact: Mark Bosma, VEM, 802-839-6717 Step toward requesting federal disaster declaration WATERBURY, VT – 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 […]


Vermont firefighters receive $1.6 million in federal grants

News Release — Vermont Congressional Delegation Oct. 6, 2017 Contact: David Carle (Leahy): 202-224-3693 Dan McLean (Sanders): 802-862-6695 Kate Hamilton (Welch): 202-440-3340 BURLINGTON, Vt., Oct. 6 – Vermont’s congressional delegation announced Friday that firefighters throughout Vermont have received $1,635,648 through 15 federal grants. The awards are part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Assistance to […]


Vermont receives Fire Prevention and Safety Grant from FEMA

News Release — Vermont Congressional Delegation Sept. 22, 2017 Contacts: David Carle (Leahy): 202-224-3693 Dan McLean (Sanders): 802-862-6695 Kate Hamilton (Welch): 202-440-3340 BURLINGTON, Vt., Sept 22 — Vermont’s congressional delegation announced Friday that the Vermont Department of Public Safety (DPS) received a $329,378 Fire Prevention and Safety grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. This […]


Federal Emergency Management Agency to begin Vermont damage assessment

News Release — Vermont Emergency Management July 11, 2017 Contact: Mark Bosma 802-839-6717 Bennington Added to Preliminary Damage Assessment/FEMA Begins Assessing Vermont Damage Wednesday WATERBURY – Bennington County has been added to the FEMA Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) request after Vermont Officials identified additional damage this week. The PDA will be conducted by the Federal […]


Leahy, Sanders, Welch: Vermont Nets $1.3 Million For Super-Size Culvert Under U.S. Route 7 In Brandon

News Release — Vermont Congressional Delegation July 7, 2016 Press Contact: David Carle 202-224-3693 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: Vermont Nets $1.3 Million For Super-Size Culvert Under U.S. Route 7 In Brandon, In Latest Post-Irene Mitigation Grant From FEMA (THURSDAY, July 7, 2016) – Many Vermonters saw the dramatic photos in 2011 documenting the aftermath of Tropical […]