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January 9, 2019

New article in the Natural Hazards Mitigation Newsletter:

 

Vermont – Avoiding the Vicious Cycle

By Mike Kline, Vermont Rivers Program Manager and

Ned Swanberg, Regional Floodplain Manager

 

Vermont is making substantial progress to reduce damages from its de-stabilized rivers. This is a major change

from the 1970s when the state began addressing riverine hazards through the lens of flood insurance. Today there

October 12, 2018

About the Emergency Management Institute (EMI)

September 11, 2018

When Governments Cooperate

STATE GOVERNMENT MUNICIPAL DAY

A day of Workshops for Vermont's Local Officials

Now with 4 dates and multiple format options

September 10, 2018

FEMA Region 1 has recently initiated the early stages of flood map updates in Vermont. 

August 31, 2018

Six communities in Vermont participate in the FEMA Community Rating System (CRS) and together save $76,142 per year on flood insurance premiums.

August 27, 2018

There are three new open application periods for hazard mitigation/flood resilience projects through FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) and the Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) and Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) grant programs.

June 13, 2018

FloodTraining.vermont.gov is now fully available for administrative officers (AO) of municipal flood hazard and river corridor bylaws.  The site features tools and case studies for AOs, members of Development Review Boards and other community officials.  The new site complements FloodReady.vermont.gov with its focus on community planning for flood resilience, and the technical materials

April 10, 2018

The Vermont  Department of Environmental Conservation is seeking your feedback on new draft Flood Training Modules.

March 19, 2018

The Department of Environmental Conservation, River Corridor and Floodplain Protection Program (DEC) is pleased to release updated model flood hazard bylaws to assist municipalities in the development of their flood hazard regulations.  

February 20, 2018

Springtime Flood Briefing  Friday, February 16, 2018 Waterbury, VT

NWS Burlington 2018 Spring Flood Outlook   VT Emergency Management - Annual Spring Flood Meetings  16 February 2018

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