Week 3. Federal Assistance and Disaster Relief/Recovery

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Week 3. Federal Assistance and Disaster Relief/Recovery

Monday. January 30. Thom Rounds and Steve Wade, both from FEMA LTCR (Long Term Community Recovery)

Wednesday. February 1. Attend selectboard meeting, 6pm

Thursday. February 2. In Wilmington – data collection. Learning from the disaster,

what is the current status of the rebuilding? Who wants what to happen now and what is there support for, and what is likely to happen, what should happen, who decides???

 

Assignment:

Read:

Solnit, pp. 11 to 134

Review the FEMA Hazard Mitigation site and Disaster Recovery site - http://www.fema.gov/plan/mitplanning/resources.shtm

Review Vermont Folklife webpage on interviewing - http://www.vermontfolklifecenter.org/archive/irene.html

 Wilmington Long Term Recovery Committee Report, November 2011

Write:

For Monday - Summary of conversations with three different people in Wilmington that you will talk to over the weekend. Your assignment is to go town, introduce yourself to some people there, and ask them a few questions about their experience of the flood. Speak to three different people then summarize their responses.

For Thursday – summary of the Selectboard meeting. Not longer than one page but should cover everything that happened at the meeting.

  

 

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