Colorado Severe Storms and Tornadoes (DR-1762)

Incident period: May 22, 2008
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 26, 2008

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

June 24, 2008
News Release
DENVER, Co. -- After serving nearly 1,000 storm victims, the Windsor Disaster Recovery Center will end operations at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 28.
June 20, 2008
News Release
DENVER, Co. -- Officials with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Colorado Division of Emergency Management (CDEM) want to remind residents of Weld and Larimer counties that there is still time to register for disaster assistance. There are several programs available to help people recover from the severe storms and tornadoes on May 22, but time is running out.
June 17, 2008
News Release
DENVER, Co. -- The Disaster Recovery Center in Windsor High School gymnasium will change its hours effective immediately. The DRC will now be open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. It will remain closed on Sundays. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Colorado Division of Emergency Management (CDEM) have coordinated services at the center, located at 1100 West Main, since Tuesday, May 27.
June 16, 2008
News Release
DENVER, Co. -- Residents of Larimer and Weld counties who suffered damage to their homes or businesses as a result of the May 22 severe storms and tornadoes can get their insurance questions answered by the Colorado Division of Insurance (DOI). The DOI staff will be on hand at the Disaster Recovery Center in Windsor to help people with insurance concerns on the following days and times:
June 16, 2008
News Release
DENVER, Co. -- Applying insurance proceeds to your mortgage may reduce the amount the Small Business Administration (SBA) can lend to you. If you have received or expect to receive insurance proceeds for your disaster loss, please contact SBA before you voluntarily pay down or pay off your mortgage.
June 13, 2008
News Release
DENVER, Colo. -- Rebuilding or repairing a home after a disaster can be a daunting task.? But with the right information, homeowners can build back smarter and stronger.? FEMA mitigation specialists will be returning to local building supply stores to provide information about ways to rebuild that can reduce the risk of damages from future disasters.? The schedule is below: Monday, June 16 through Wednesday, June 18 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Lowe?s Hardware in Greeley, CO 2400 47th Avenue Greeley, CO (Weld County)

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

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