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

September 20, 2013
Blog entry
Boulder, Colo., Sep. 16, 2013 -- FEMA's Urban Search and Rescue teams head out to conduct a search in Left Hand Canyon. Photo by Michael Rieger/FEMA
September 20, 2013
News Release
DENVER – A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) is open in Boulder to help survivors with property damage and other setbacks from Colorado’s severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides.Boulder CountyPremier Credit Union Building5495 Arapahoe Ave.Boulder, CO 80303This DRC will be open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week.Three other DRCs are located in Greeley, Longmont and Loveland.
September 20, 2013
News Release
DENVER -- Colorado recovery continues with the energy and work of businesses, voluntary, faith-based, and community-based organizations along with government agencies and committed citizens.But, unfortunately, disasters also bring out criminals looking to prey on survivors by offering fraudulent services.Being cautious is essential to preventing rip-offs.  Don’t offer personal financial information over the phone. Know who you are dealing with. Never be shy about asking for identification.
September 19, 2013
News Release
DENVER – Three additional counties are now eligible for individual disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).Homeowners, renters and business owners in Clear Creek, El Paso and Jefferson counties who sustained damage as a result of the severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides that began on Sept. 11, 2013 may now apply for federal disaster assistance.Individual Assistance was extended after ongoing damage assessments by officials from the Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and FEMA.
September 19, 2013
News Release
DENVER – Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Boulder, Larimer and Weld counties are open to help survivors with property damage and other setbacks from Colorado’s severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides. The DRCs are operated by the Colorado Office of Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency in partnership with the county and local Disaster Assistance Centers.Boulder CountyTwin Peaks Mall1250 S. Hover RoadLongmont, CO 80501Larimer County
September 19, 2013
News Release
DENVER – For homeowners and renters who sustained damages caused by Colorado’s flooding, the next step after contacting their insurance company is to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).Following a Sept. 14 presidential disaster declaration, homeowners, renters and business owners in Adams, Boulder, Larimer and Weld counties who sustained damage as a result of the severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides that began on Sept. 11, 2013 may now apply for state and federal disaster assistance.

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