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Severe Storm Recovery Resources

2024 Severe Weather Recovery Resource Center:

As a result of the July 2024 severe weather, the Department of Liquor and Lottery is maintaining this page to serve as a resource for information related to storm response and recovery.

Road Closures

For the latest state road closures, please visit

Please note: local road closures are not reported to the state so that information is not available. Please respect all local detours.

A Safe Return

Going back to a flood damaged home or business will likely expose you to some hazards. Be prepared for what you might find by visiting

Document Damage

Please document damage you encounter as you clean up with pictures and notes. Also, please keep receipts for all incurred costs. This is important for two reasons: 1) it will be useful if you submit an insurance claim and 2) it will help the state apply for federal disaster assistance.

Please report all damage, even if you are not submitting an insurance claim, to Vermont 211. This data is being used only to get a big picture of the storm's wrath and to help the state assess the extent of the damage as it applies for a federal disaster declaration.

Vermont 211 has created two forms for submitting damage, a “Resident Form” and a “Business Form”. If you are unable to access the internet, you can call 2-1-1, but online reporting is preferred.  Again, the primary use of this information will be in the assessment of the scope of flood damage statewide.

Mental Health Help

Flooding is extremely traumatizing. Some people are experiencing losses for the second or third time in a year.  Here is some advice for taking care of yourself during this difficult time from Vermont’s Mental Health Commissioner Emily Hawes:

  • Stay informed, but limit news exposure. Take media breaks to protect your mental health.
  • Rely only on trusted sources for information. 
  • Keep in regular contact with family and friends.
  • Acknowledge your feelings. Anxiety, fear, and a sense of helplessness are normal. 
  • Prioritize self-care including getting enough rest.

If you need to talk to someone you can access Starting Over Strong Vermont by calling 211. You can also call 988, the National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline, which will connect you to someone locally.

Vermont Emergency Management

You can visit Vermont Emergency Management (VEM) for flood related information and to learn about volunteer and donation opportunities.

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