June 14, 2021

On August 28th, 2011, Tropical Storm Irene tracked through eastern Vermont, producing record-breaking rainfall and devastating flooding. For many, this is an event that will not be easily forgotten. 

April 15, 2021

FEMA’s Risk MAP Discovery Meeting Invitation for Black-Ottauquechee Watershed Communities

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January 15, 2021



December 29, 2020

FEMA has established a Youtube channel with multiple videos on aspects of flood hazard identification and mitigation.

Find the Flood Risk Communication Video Series at:

November 10, 2020

FEMA Civil Rights Stakeholder Summits

FEMA’s Office of Equal Rights, External Civil Rights Division, invites you to save the date for
our upcoming series of Civil Rights Stakeholder Summits.

These three events are designed to foster a collaborative dialogue and civil rights-oriented partnerships through direct

November 4, 2020

The International Lake Champlain-Richelieu River Study Board would like to invite you to join us for our upcoming series of technical webinars. Each week starting on Thursday November 5th, the Board will host a webinar on one of eight key topics being investigated under the Study. An in-depth presentation will be provided by one of the study members involved in the research on a particular topic.

September 10, 2020

New flood studies are underway in many watersheds of Vermont.  If consistently funded, the timeline from the initial Discovery meetings to the effective date of new Flood Insurance Rate Maps, is typically about five years.  The table below summarizes updates from Kerry Bogdan, FEMA Region 1 Senior Engineer and FEMA Regional Risk MAP Geospatial Lead as of 9/3/2020

July 21, 2020

This Lake Champlain Basin Program video features the role of a floodplain restoration in the work to capture sediments with phosphorus:

Clean Water Commitment – Floodplain Restoration  (4:08)




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