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November 1, 2013
DENVER – When Colorado towns were cut off, streets flooded and people stranded, members of five task forces of FEMA Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) arrived to help. Task force members from...
October 31, 2013
DENVER – Federal disaster assistance for Colorado flood survivors recovering from the September storms has topped $100 million.The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved more than $49.4...
October 31, 2013
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of North Dakota to...
October 31, 2013
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's disaster declaration issued for the State of North Dakota....
October 31, 2013
DENVER – The deadline for Colorado residents to file an insurance claim with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is 60 days after flood damage to an insured structure. For example, if the...
October 30, 2013
DENVER – At the state’s request, FEMA has approved a third extension to the Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) program, which pays for eligible flood evacuees to stay in participating hotels...
October 30, 2013
DENVER – FEMA’s Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in the city of Evans will open Wednesday, Oct. 30.Hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., MDT, daily. After Nov. 9, the DRC will be closed Sundays....
October 30, 2013
DENVER – Cañon City’s Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) is open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., MDT, seven days beginning Thursday, Oct. 31. This is the first DRC in Fremont County.Colorado residents who suffered...
October 29, 2013
DENVER – FEMA mitigation teams will offer building tips at Ace Hardware stores in Fort Collins, Firestone and Windsor this weekend beginning Thursday, Oct. 31, through Saturday, Nov. 2.Mitigation...
October 28, 2013
DENVER – Greeley’s Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) reopens today, Monday, Oct. 28.This DRC will be operate 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., MDT, today, Tuesday, Oct. 29, and Wednesday, Oct. 30.It will close...
October 26, 2013
DENVER – Colorado’s recovery continues with two Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) opening in Colorado Springs and Fort Morgan on Tuesday, Oct. 29.The Colorado Springs DRC will be open for one week only...
October 25, 2013
DENVER—National Flood Insurance policyholders whose homes or other structures were damaged by flooding have until November 14, 2013, to file claims for their losses.A Proof of Loss form includes...
October 25, 2013
DENVER – As the November 14 deadline draws near for filing flood damage claims, survivors may have questions or need additional information regarding any determination their insurer might make...
October 24, 2013
DENVER-- Before beginning any repair work, property owners should contact their local building officials to find out what permits are required to repair or rebuild.Some Colorado property owners may...
October 24, 2013
DENVER – FEMA Mitigation specialists will be at the Northern Colorado Home & Holiday Show offering free building advice that will last long past the holidays.First National Bank Exhibition...
October 24, 2013
DENVER – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has now approved more than $42 million in disaster loans to Colorado homeowners, renters, businesses of all sizes and private, nonprofit...
October 23, 2013
DENVER – Colorado’s recovery from severe weather continues with changes at three Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC).The DRCs in Colorado Springs and Golden will close at 7 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 26 and...
October 22, 2013
DENVER – FEMA mitigation specialists will be in Fort Collins, Greeley and Loveland offering building tips at four home improvement stores beginning Thursday, Oct. 24, through Tuesday, Oct. 29.Advice...
October 21, 2013
DENVER – The FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Greeley will temporarily close at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 23 and will resume normal business hours at 9 a.m. on Monday, October 28.WELD...
October 21, 2013
DENVER – Residents of Fremont and Morgan counties whose homes were damaged in the September floods are now eligible for Individual Assistance from FEMA.Also, eight additional counties are now...

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