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 2, 2013
News Release
DENVER – The Coal Creek Canyon Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Golden will close 7 p.m., MDT, Friday, Oct. 4. Coal Creek Canyon Community Center 31528 Hwy 72 Coal Creek Canyon Golden, CO 80403
October 2, 2013
News Release
DENVER—If you’re a large or small business hard hit by Colorado’s severe storms and flooding, you may be able to get the help you need to get back in business faster.  A fourth Business Recovery Center (BRC) has opened in Weld County, at the Greeley Chamber of Commerce, 902 7th Avenue. BRCs are operated by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Colorado Small Business Development Centers (SBDC). SBA and SBDC business consultants can advise owners through each step of the way at no cost.
October 2, 2013
News Release
DENVER – Mitigation specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be in Greeley, Littleton, Longmont, Louisville, Monument and N Lakewood to provide free rebuilding information Thursday, Oct. 3, through Tuesday, Oct. 8.Advisers have suggestions and publications to help homeowners, renters and business owners protect their properties against damaging winds, floods and fires, and reduce damages from future events. Mitigation measures also may reduce mold and mildew and protect electrical systems, furnaces and other appliances.
October 1, 2013
News Release
DENVER – The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Greeley will relocate near its current location in Weld County.The new address: Island Grove Exhibition Hall527 N. 15th Ave.Greeley, CO 80631The move will take place after the normal closing today at 7 p.m., MDT, Oct. 1.The DRC will reopen at 1 p.m., MDT, on Wednesday, Oct. 2.Normal business hours - 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., MDT - will resume Thursday, Oct. 3.
October 1, 2013
News Release
DENVER – Returning home after an event such as the floods that recently swept through Colorado, residents should remember that just because the worst of the storm has passed, the dangers lurking in their home may still remain.
October 1, 2013
News Release
DENVER – Throughout flood-damaged areas of Colorado, 245 young FEMA Corps members in distinctive blue uniforms are joining the effort to help Coloradans recover.FEMA Corps is a partnership between the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). FEMA Corps’ purpose is to support the ‘whole community approach’ to incident management and assist FEMA with federal response and recovery operations.To date, these FEMA Corps volunteers have:

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