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September 30, 2013
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DENVER Non-English speaking applicants who were impacted by the recent severe storms, floods, mudslides and landslides in Colorado can receive information and assistance in their native language.

Limited English Proficiency/Accessible Communication Needs (LEP/ACN) Specialists (Translators) from FEMA, who speak Spanish and other languages, are available at Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) to assist applicants.

Applicants may call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or TTY 1-800-462-7585. Callers will have two options to choose from: English (option 1), or other language (option 3). Callers choosing option 3 will be able to receive assistance in other languages and receive help with:

  • Registering for disaster assistance and status of applications submitted to FEMA
  • Written correspondence received from FEMA
  • Housing assistance and rental resource information
  • Referrals to faith- based, non-profit, local and state agencies that may provide further assistance.
Last Updated: 
September 30, 2013 - 16:25
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