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FEMA, Vermont Officials Remind Vermonters of Today's Deadline


Montpelier, VT – The Federal Emergency Management Agency and Vermont officials are reminding Vermonters hurt by Tropical Storm Irene that the deadline for applying for federal assistance is today. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Assistance is available for homeowners, renters and business owners affected by Irene, which left a swath of devastation following its August 28 passage through Vermont. But people must register with FEMA by 10 p.m. Tuesday. FEMA spokesperson Deanna Frazier...

"If they don't register, they will possibly leave money on the table," said Frazier.

Nearly 7,000 individuals and businesses in Vermont have applied for aid from FEMA.

I'm Pat Bradley, WAMC News.