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October 11, 2013
DENVER – Colorado residents who suffered losses and damage as a result of the severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides can get information about disaster assistance at a new Disaster...
October 10, 2013
DENVER – Information on Colorado’s recovery from flooding, storms and mudslides is just a few keystrokes away. Coloradans have several ways to stay up-to-date digitally on the Colorado Division of...
October 9, 2013
DENVER – Due to a reduced number of applicants seeking help, two Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) will close at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12.CLEAR CREEK COUNTYClear Creek County School District RE1...
October 9, 2013
DENVER – In response to the severe storms, floods, mudslides and landslides in Colorado during September, 37 agencies collaborated to make the Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Longmont, Colorado a...
October 9, 2013
DENVER – To help limit damage from future severe weather, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) mitigation specialists will be stationed in Boulder, Firestone and two locations each in Ft....
October 8, 2013
DENVER – It’s important to carefully read your determination letter from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). There may be an easy-to-resolve reason for being informed that you are...
October 8, 2013
DENVER – The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) makes flood insurance available to homeowners, business owners and renters in participating communities.NFIP has received 1,967 claims from...
October 8, 2013
DENVER – All but one Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will be closed on Sunday, beginning Oct. 13.Remaining open on Sunday is the recently opened DRC in Lyons, Boulder County.Survivors who suffered...
October 7, 2013
DENVER – Volunteers who want to help the Colorado flood recovery efforts are being asked to look carefully before they leap.  Do not just show up in disaster areas hoping to help out; go first to www...
October 7, 2013
DENVER – The third Disaster Recovery Center in Boulder County is open in Lyons. Survivors who suffered losses and damages as a result of the severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides can get...
October 6, 2013
DENVER – Heirlooms and keepsakes are not always lost to the flood. By being patient and prompt and using professional tips, irreplaceable objects such as photos and documents may be salvaged.The...
October 4, 2013
DENVER – The DRC in Milliken will close at 7 p.m., MDT, Sunday, Oct. 6.WELD COUNTYMilliken Community Complex1101 Broad St.Milliken, CO 80543Survivors can continue to receive in-person help from...
October 4, 2013
DENVER – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved a two week extension to the Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) program, which pays for eligible flood evacuees to stay in...
October 3, 2013
DENVER – Local governments, certain private nonprofit organizations and state agencies in10 Colorado counties are now eligible to apply for all categories of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA...
October 2, 2013
DENVER – The Coal Creek Canyon Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Golden will close 7 p.m., MDT, Friday, Oct. 4. Coal Creek Canyon Community Center 31528 Hwy 72 Coal Creek Canyon Golden, CO 80403...
October 2, 2013
DENVER – Mitigation specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be in Greeley, Littleton, Longmont, Louisville, Monument and N Lakewood to provide free rebuilding information...
October 2, 2013
DENVER—If you’re a large or small business hard hit by Colorado’s severe storms and flooding, you may be able to get the help you need to get back in business faster.  A fourth Business Recovery...
October 1, 2013
DENVER – Throughout flood-damaged areas of Colorado, 245 young FEMA Corps members in distinctive blue uniforms are joining the effort to help Coloradans recover.FEMA Corps is a partnership between...
October 1, 2013
DENVER – Returning home after an event such as the floods that recently swept through Colorado, residents should remember that just because the worst of the storm has passed, the dangers lurking in...
October 1, 2013
DENVER – The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Greeley will relocate near its current location in Weld County.The new address: Island Grove Exhibition Hall527 N. 15th Ave.Greeley, CO 80631The move...

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