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March 17, 2014
DENVER – There’s a hidden threat that strikes countless unprepared Americans each year – flooding.  Unlike fire, wind, hail or most other perils, flood damage is not covered by a homeowners’ policy...
March 17, 2014
DENVER – Flooding is the most common natural disaster in the United States.  Recent years have seen more frequent severe weather events, like Hurricane Sandy, which ravaged the East Coast.  The...
March 7, 2014
DENVER – In the past six months, more than $284 million in federal funds has been provided to Coloradans as they recover from last September’s devastating floods. More than $222 million has come in...
March 5, 2014
Denver – FEMA, in conjunction with the State of Colorado, announced on Tuesday that Colorado will receive a Disaster Case Management Grant in the amount of $2,667,963.  The money will be used for the...
February 14, 2014
DENVER – Since the September 2013 floods, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has provided nearly $6.6 million in Individual Assistance to Evans residents and obligated more than $1.4 million in...
February 12, 2014
Federal/State Disaster Aid for Colorado Flooding Surpasses $267 MillionDENVER – Since heavy rains brought flooding in September 2013, Colorado survivors have received more than $267 million in...
January 22, 2014
DENVER — FEMA announced today that federal disaster aid totaling $3,965,356.40 has been made available to Mor-Gran-Sou Electric Cooperative and $1,240,902.86 has been made available to Slope Electric...
January 16, 2014
DENVER – Those following Colorado’s recovery from severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides can draw upon a variety of Web and social media resources from the state and the Federal Emergency...
January 14, 2014
Federal Disaster Aid for Colorado Flooding Tops $245 Million(Editor: Cuts of disaster response and recovery are available atwww.flickr.com/photos/coemergency or www.go.usa.gov/DeK9.)DENVER – Since...
December 20, 2013
(Editor: Cuts of disaster response and recovery are available at www.flickr.com/photos/coemergency or www.go.usa.gov/DeK9.)DENVER – In the 100 days following the catastrophic floods that hit much of...
December 16, 2013
DENVER – The last Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) for the September Colorado severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides is closing permanently at 3 p.m., MST, Saturday, Dec. 21.BOULDER...
December 10, 2013
DENVER – Three Disaster Recovery Centers in Boulder, Larimer and Weld counties will close permanently at 3 p.m., MST, Saturday, Dec.14.BOULDER COUNTYTwin Peaks Mall1250 S. Hover Rd.Longmont, CO...
December 10, 2013
DENVER, CO – Volunteer agencies are the fuel for every recovery after a disaster and nowhere is that more evident than today in Colorado after September’s severe weather.FEMA is only one part of a...
December 4, 2013
RAPID CITY, S.D. –South Dakota workers, including ag producers, have less than two weeks left to apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) benefits. The deadline to apply for DUA is Wednesday...
November 27, 2013
DENVER – The Lyons Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Boulder County will close permanently at 6 p.m., MST, Monday, Dec. 2.BOULDER COUNTYFoothills Baptist Church12650 North Foothills Hwy.Lyons, CO...
November 26, 2013
DENVER – At the state’s request, FEMA has approved a fifth extension to the Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) program. TSA pays for eligible flood evacuees to stay in participating hotels and...
November 25, 2013
DENVER – FEMA’s Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) will close at 3 p.m., MST, on Wednesday, Nov. 27, and remain closed on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 28.All five DRCs - Boulder, Estes Park, Evans,...
November 25, 2013
DENVER – The Loveland Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Larimer County will permanently close at 3 p.m., MST, on Wednesday, Nov. 27.LARIMER COUNTY  Rocky Mountain Center for Innovation and...
November 25, 2013
DENVER – Colorado residents and business owners with damage from September’s severe weather have only one week left to register for help from FEMA. There is also only one week left to apply for a low...
November 20, 2013
DENVER – The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Brush, Morgan County, will close at          3 p.m. MST on Saturday, Nov. 23.MORGAN COUNTY  Morgan County Fairgrounds750 Ellsworth St.Brush, CO...

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