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 15, 2013
DENVER – The deadline for eligible applicants to apply for a Request for Public Assistance has been extended to Nov. 30, 2013.Eligible applicants are local governments, certain nonprofit organizations and state agencies in the 18 Colorado counties designated for Public Assistance.Originally, the first 10 counties designated in September had a deadline of Nov. 16. The counties are Adams, Boulder, Clear Creek, El Paso, Jefferson, Larimer, Logan, Morgan, Washington and Weld.
November 14, 2013
DENVER – The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Lyons, Boulder County, will close at 6 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 18.BOULDER COUNTY Lyons Elementary School Gym338 High St.Lyons, CO 80540Hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., MST, Friday, Nov. 15.9 a.m. to 3 p.m., MST, Saturday, Nov. 16.Closed on Sunday, Nov. 17.9 a.m. to 6 p.m., MST, Monday, Nov. 18.
November 13, 2013
DENVER – At the state’s request, FEMA has approved a fourth extension to the Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) program, which pays for eligible flood evacuees to stay in participating hotels and motels.Individuals and families who are still being assessed regarding their housing needs may continue to be eligible for TSA through Nov. 30 (checkout Dec. 1). The previous checkout date was Nov. 17.
November 13, 2013
DENVER – In the two months since heavy rains brought flooding, Colorado survivors have received more than $117.4 million in state and federal assistance and low-interest loans and an additional $35.1 million in FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) payouts.
November 12, 2013
DENVER – A new Morgan County Disaster Recovery Center opens in Brush on Wednesday, Nov. 13.MORGAN COUNTYMorgan County Fairgrounds750 Ellsworth St.Brush, CO 80723Hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., MST, Monday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. Beginning Nov. 24, this DRC will be closed on Sunday.
November 8, 2013
DENVER – A new El Paso County Disaster Recovery Center in Colorado Springs opens for six days beginning Monday, Nov. 11, Veterans Day, and closes permanently on Saturday, Nov. 16.EL PASO COUNTY Norris-Penrose Event Center1045 Lower Gold Camp Rd.Colorado Springs, CO 80905Hours: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., MST, Monday through Saturday, Nov. 16, when it closes permanently.