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Obama Declares Vermont Disaster After Ice Storm

February 5, 2014

It was scenes like this that prompted President Barack Obame to name Orleans County and others a disaster area. (Photo by Christopher Roy)

President Barack Obama declared a disaster occurred in Vermont due to the ice storm that struck just before Christmas. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Vermont to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe winter storms.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Thursday for the complete story.


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