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Hudson Valley News
8:15 am
Sat November 15, 2014

Westchester Seeks Community Input On Disaster Preparedness

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Westchester County is looking for community input on disaster preparedness.

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Hudson Valley News
9:47 am
Fri October 24, 2014

Funding Is Headed To Repair Flood-Prone Bridges In NY

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Elected officials have announced federal funding to upgrade and repair flood-prone bridges in a number of Hudson Valley counties.

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New England News
9:30 pm
Fri September 5, 2014

Shumlin Seeks Disaster Declaration For July Storm

Chester, Vermont
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Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin is seeking a federal disaster declaration for assistance with repairs to roads and other public infrastructure that were damaged during last month's storm in Windsor and Windham counties.

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Hudson Valley News
1:20 pm
Sat August 23, 2014

FEMA Money Will Strengthen 20 NY Bridges

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Governor Andrew Cuomo Friday announced federal funding headed New York’s way to strengthen 20 bridges.

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New England News
8:12 am
Mon December 16, 2013

Officials To Report On Vt. Disaster Preparedness

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Officials from the state of Vermont, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Federal Emergency Management Agency are preparing to release two reports on how the state can better prepare itself for floods and other disasters.

Joined by the Montpelier-based Institute for Sustainable Communities, the officials are gathering at 11 a.m. Monday at the Vermont Department of Public Safety headquarters in Waterbury to release the reports.

The documents will make recommendations on lessening the damage and risk to Vermonters from floods and other disasters.

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North Country News
9:45 pm
Wed November 27, 2013

FEMA Approves VT Hazard Mitigation Plan

Vermont Emergency Management officials say the federal government has approved the state's new hazard mitigation plan.

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WAMC News
8:12 am
Fri November 15, 2013

Schumer Warns Of Flood Insurance Cost Hikes

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U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer warns big increases in the national flood insurance premiums are expected.

Schumer says he's supporting a measure to delay the spike until the Federal Emergency Management Agency completes its national study which includes considering affordability.

Schumer told reporters Thursday he hopes to freeze premiums for the time the study is being done for Congress. That could take years.

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North Country News
7:45 pm
Wed September 4, 2013

Vt. Applies for $10m in Flood Mitigation Projects

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The state of Vermont is asking the federal government for $10 million to help pay for 35 flood mitigation projects from Tropical Storm Irene and other storms of 2011.

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New York News
7:18 am
Tue September 3, 2013

Upstate NY City Continues June Flood Emergency

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The mayor of a central New York city devastated by June's upstate flooding plans to issue a third emergency declaration.

The Oneida Daily Dispatch reports that acting Mayor Max Smith plans to take the action at today’s Common Council meeting because of continuing repair costs.

The cost of repairs to the city's waste water treatment plant is estimated at $1.5 million, and bills continue to come in from contractors hired for those repairs.

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Hudson Valley News
7:40 am
Tue July 30, 2013

Westchester To Receive Funds For Sandy Aid

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More than $2 million in Superstorm Sandy aid is headed for Westchester County.

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