If your home, apartment or property wasn't directly flooded by Irene but you had some damage, you may simply assume you are not covered. But, that may not be the case. Cheryl Hanna of the Vermont Law School has some advice on just what you may be able to recover and what to watch out for.
Watch the video for more.
More information on the Vermont law School's Hurricane Irene and FEMA clinic:
Vermont Law School ~ Land Use Clinic & South Royalton Legal Clinic Hurricane Irene Insurance and FEMA Assistance Clinic
What: Vermont Law School volunteers will help members of the community file FEMA claims.
When: September 6-9, Tuesday -Friday, 5p.m. - 8 p.m.
Where: Vermont Law School is located in South Royalton, across the Chelsea Street bridge from Route 14. The Clinic is located in the top floor of Vermont Law School Library. From anywhere on campus, follow the signs to the Vermont Law School Library and "FEMA Assistance."
What to bring: Anyone wishing for assistance filing a claim should bring the following information:
1. Social Security number of all family/household members
2. Address of affected property and current address, if different
3. Contact telephone number
4. Insurance information
5. Total household income
6. Bank routing and account information, if you desire FEMA to deposit funds directly into your account.
7. Description of losses caused by the disaster
For more information, and referral to other services, please call: 802 831-1028.
To contact the Attorney General to report any suspicious or fraudulent activity -- www.atg.state.vt.us/
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