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

November 6, 2013
News Release
DENVER – A FEMA mitigation team will offer building tips at the Ace Hardware Uintah Gardens store in Colorado Springs Friday, Nov. 8, through Tuesday, Nov. 12 including Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11.Mitigation measures can benefit homeowners, renters and business owners hoping to reduce problems such as mold and mildew. Advice also may be of help protecting electrical systems, furnaces and appliances.FEMA mitigation specialists will be at this location:Ace Hardware Uintah Gardens1830 W. Uintah St.
November 5, 2013
News Release
DENVER - Not only were Colorado homes damaged by the recent severe storms, flooding, landslides or mudslides, but many survivors also lost valuable personal documents.  The documents include everything from Social Security cards to driver licenses to credit cards. The following is a partial list of ways to get duplicates of destroyed or missing documents:
November 5, 2013
News Release
DENVER – FEMA has an important message concerning who may file a federal flood insurance claim.National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) policy holders in any Colorado county are eligible to file a flood claim. Policy holders do not have to live in a disaster-designated county.
November 4, 2013
News Release
DENVER – At the request of the state of Colorado, FEMA has approved an extension for storm and flooding survivors to register for federal disaster assistance.The new registration deadline is November 30, 2013, which is also the new deadline to complete and return low-interest U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster loan applications.
November 4, 2013
News Release
DENVER –Once their flood-impacted homes become accessible by regular (not off-road) vehicle, residents should schedule their FEMA housing inspection.After access is made, residents should contact FEMA at 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) to schedule FEMA inspections.Inspection access means that the FEMA inspector can drive all the way to the home in an ordinary car. That includes being able to drive across any bridges used to reach the dwelling prior to the flood.
November 2, 2013
News Release
DENVER – A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Colorado Springs will be open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., MDT, for five days beginning Tuesday, Nov. 5, and closing Saturday, Nov. 9.Colorado residents who suffered losses and damages as a result of the severe storms and flooding can get face-to-face disaster information at this DRC:EL PASO COUNTYSecurity Fire Department400 Security Blvd.Colorado Springs, CO 80911

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