Colorado Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides (DR-4145)

Incident period: September 11, 2013 to October 31, 2013
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 14, 2013

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

October 17, 2013
News Release
DENVER – – Due to the reduced number of applicants visiting three Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) they will close at 7 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 19.ARAPAHOE COUNTYAurora Central Library(Large Community Room)14949 E. Alameda ParkwayAurora, CO 80012ADAMS COUNTYSouth Adams County Fire Department4711 E. 69th Ave.Commerce City, CO 80022LOGAN COUNTYLogan County FairgroundsDesoto Building1120 Pawnee Ave.
October 16, 2013
News Release
DENVER – A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open in Nederland on Thursday, Oct. 17. The hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., MDT, daily.Colorado residents who suffered losses and damages as a result of the severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides can get information about disaster assistance at this new DRC in the mountains of Boulder County.Boulder CountyNederland Community Center750 Highway 72 NorthNederland, CO  80466Another Boulder County DRC, in Lyons, will be open Sundays until further notice.
October 16, 2013
News Release
DENVER –FEMA mitigation specialists will offer building tips at home improvement stores in Boulder, Estes Park, Greeley and Longmont on Thursday, Oct. 17 through Tuesday, Oct. 22.Specialists have suggestions and publications to help homeowners, renters and business owners protect their properties and limit damages from future extreme weather events. Mitigation measures also may reduce mold and mildew, protect electrical systems, furnaces and appliances.FEMA mitigation specialists will be at these four locations:The Home Depot
October 15, 2013
News Release
DENVER – As survivors of the Colorado floods continue to recover, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials warn of danger lurking around the corner. Disreputable contractors may try to take advantage of disaster survivors.FEMA offers a few suggestions to protect against fraud when hiring a contractor:
October 12, 2013
News Release
DENVER – Golden is the newest location for a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC). It will open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., MDT, Monday, Oct. 14.Colorado residents who suffered losses and damages as a result of the severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides can get information about disaster assistance at this new DRC in Jefferson County.Jefferson CountyJefferson County Courthouse100 Jefferson County ParkwayGolden, CO  80401Hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., MDT, six days, Monday through Saturday.
October 12, 2013
News Release
DENVER – The Nov. 14 deadline is approaching for survivors in nine designated Colorado counties to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for disaster assistance.The Nov. 14 deadline affects survivors of severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides in counties designated for individual assistance: Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Clear Creek, El Paso, Jefferson, Larimer, Logan and Weld.

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