Lessons Learned

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5:50 pm
Mon August 27, 2012

Governor Says Irene Made Vermont a Leader in Disaster Response

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin
WAMC

Governor Peter Shumlin says Vermont has become a national leader in how to respond to natural disasters and there's little he'd change about the state's handling of flooding after Hurricane Irene.

Shumlin tells The Associated Press that forming partnerships among state agencies, state and local governments and the private sector were keys to Vermont's success in recovering from the storm and the subsequent flooding.

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