FEMA Vermont expenditures since Tropical Storm Irene

Posted
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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