Incorporating the lessons learned from past flooding to make communities safer, reduce the cost of future damage and protect vital areas of economic activity.
Vermont Economic Resiliency Initiative (VERI) – steps to help communities plan for flooding and remain open for business after disaster strikes.
Flood Preparation Toolbox - a series of concise information sheets, checklists and more advanced tools to help communities and businesses ranging from debris management to floodproofing techniques.
Flood Ready Vermont - statewide flood maps and an array of resources designed to help municipalities, businesses and individuals reduce flood risks.
Disaster Recovery Guide for Businesses - contains checklists; to do lists; and worksheets to keep all important business information in one place.
Flood Resilience Checklist for Vermont Municipalities – featuring ideas for reducing the cost and damage of flooding especially when updating a municipal or hazard mitigation plan. Based on the EPA checklist developed in the Mad River Valley – see the Rebuilding Stronger page for more.
Resilient Vermont – led by the Institute for Sustainable Communities, a collaboration of Vermont organizations and agencies working to improve alignment, coordination and communication to implement projects supporting Vermont’s resilience.
The Vermont Downtown Action Team [V-DAT] – action-oriented plans to strengthen the identity and economic vitality of eight downtowns and villages affected by Tropical Storm Irene.
Community Recovery Partnership (CRP) – documenting the lessons learned in the 2011 floods that devastated Vermont.