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

Incident period: September 11, 2013 to September 30, 2013
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 14, 2013

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

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.
October 11, 2013
News Release
DENVER – Colorado residents who suffered losses and damage as a result of the severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides can get information about disaster assistance at a new Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Fort Collins. This is the third DRC in Larimer County.Larimer CountyFoothills Mall215 East Foothills ParkwayFort Collins, CO  80525Hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., MDT, seven days. Closed on Sunday beginning Oct. 20. All DRCs will be open on Columbus Day, Monday, Oct. 14.
October 11, 2013
News Release
DENVER –In the month since heavy rains brought flooding, landslides and mudslides, Colorado survivors, armed with more than $60.7 million in state and federal assistance and low-interest loans, are cleaning up, rebuilding and planning for the future. Of this amount, more than $41.3 million in Individual Assistance (IA) helps Coloradans make repairs to primary homes and cover other disaster-related expenses such as medical or personal property loss.

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