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
Emergency management is not the result of one government agency alone. FEMA works with many federal, state, non-profit, faith-based, and private sector agencies to assist the public in preparing for, responding to, and recovering from a disaster. The following is a summary of other federal disaster aid programs available to those affected by the May 22 severe storms and tornadoes in Larimer and Weld counties:
June 20, 2008
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
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
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 16, 2008
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 13, 2008
DENVER, Colo. -- Almost three weeks since a presidential disaster declaration was signed for Colorado on May 26, more than $767,000 in grants, housing assistance, and low-interest disaster loans has been approved to assist residents who suffered damages from severe storms and tornadoes, according to disaster recovery officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Colorado Division of Emergency Management (CDEM).