After flooding from Tropical Storm Irene Efficiency Vermont created several flood specific initiatives to help Vermont homeowners and businesses repair or rebuild as energy efficiently and safely as possible.
If you are an individual and need immediate help, call 211 or go to www.vermont211.org.
Information on Vermont road conditions, call 511 or go to www.511vt.com.
If you are a business (for-profit; non-profit; multi-family housing provider, etc.) please call the Vermont State Agency of Commerce & Community Development at 802-828-3211 to report damage to your business and to speak to someone about additional resources available.
The Vermont Economic Development Authority (VEDA) has allocated up to $10 million in low-interest loans (1% for the first two years with no payments required in the first year) that will be made available to businesses and farms hurt by Hurricane Irene. Information at www.veda.org.
The Vermont State Infrastructure Bank (SIB) has loan funds available at 1% to municipalities for repair of flood-damaged roads and bridges. More information at http://www.veda.org/interior.php/pid/1/sid/46.
Visit vtresponse.wordpress.com/ for information on how to donate or volunteer in Vermont recovery efforts.