Town and Village

FEMA Disaster Recovery Center now open in Wardsboro

WARDSBORO — The FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Jamaica has been relocated to the Wardsboro Town Hall, 99 Main St. It will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and closed on Sundays.

Another Disaster Recovery Center is located at Springfield Health Center, 100 River St., to serve homeowners and renters in Windsor County and is also open Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

FEMA assistance is available to homeowners and renters in Windham and Windsor counties with underinsured or uninsured disaster-related loss from the July 7 - 17 floods, landslides, and severe storms. Affected residents in the declared counties can apply for FEMA assistance online at, through the FEMA app, by calling the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362, and in person at Disaster Recovery Centers.

Some types of FEMA grant assistance may include temporary hotel reimbursement, rental assistance, home repair or replacement, and coverage for other disaster-related expenses, such as moving and storage, vehicle repair or replacement, childcare, or medical and dental costs.

For the latest information on Vermont's recovery, visit Follow the FEMA Region 1 account on Twitter at, the FEMA Facebook page at, or Vermont Emergency Management Agency on Twitter at and on Facebook at

This Town and Village item was submitted to The Commons.

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