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 5, 2008
News Release
DENVER, Co. -- 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 on hand at 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: Tuesday, June 10 through Thursday, June 12 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Home Depot 1100 Nickel Drive, Loveland, CO
June 5, 2008
News Release
DENVER, Co. -- The Mobile Disaster Recovery Center in Gilcrest will cease operations on Saturday, June 7. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Colorado Division of Emergency Management (CDEM) have coordinated services at the center, located in the high school parking lot at 1001 Birch, since Saturday, May 31.
June 4, 2008
News Release
DENVER, Co. -- The Mobile Disaster Recovery Center in Wellington will cease operations when it closes at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 4. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Colorado Division of Emergency Management (CDEM) have coordinated services at the center located at 3800 Wilson Ave. since Saturday, May 31.
June 4, 2008
News Release
DENVER, Co. -- 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 on hand at 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: Wednesday through Friday, June 4 through 6 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Home Depot 2815 35th Avenue Greeley, CO (Weld County)
June 3, 2008
News Release
DENVER, Co. -- In the aftermath of the severe storms and tornadoes that ravaged Weld and Larimer counties May 22, many applicants for disaster assistance will receive letters explaining that state and federal assistance cannot duplicate insurance coverage. Officials with the Colorado Division of Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency advise recipients of the letters to first get information on their insurance settlement and then contact FEMA.
June 1, 2008
News Release
DENVER, Co. -- 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 on-hand at local building supply stores to provide information about ways to rebuild that can reduce the risk of damages from future disasters.  The schedule is listed below: Monday and Tuesday, June 2 and 3 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Home Depot 1251 E. Magnolia Fort Collins, CO (Larimer County)

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

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