Monday December 24, 2012

Statistics compiled by FEMA show that since Irene hit on Aug. 28 last year it has provided more than $166 million to Vermont.

-- 7,252 registrations have been received;

-- 5,163 individuals and families received assistance;

-- Approximately $23.2 million in grants approved for individuals and families:

-- $21.6 million for home repairs or replacement and rental assistance;

-- $1.6 million for other needs;

-- 237 individuals received the maximum possible grant of $30,200;

-- More than $132 million has been obligated in Public Assistance funding for Tropical Storm Irene;

-- More than $10 million has been obligated for Hazard Mitigation grants;

-- FEMA has spent more than $53.4 million on its operations in Vermont since September 1, 2011:

-- $17.7 million in wages;

-- $13.7 million on travel, hotels and meals

-- $13.8 million on consultants

-- $500,000 on transportation (vehicle rentals)

-- $7.6 million on facility operations


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