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October 10, 2002
Denver, CO -- The Federal Emergency Management announced today a $132,486 Pre-disaster Mitigation Program grant to the Sisseton Wahpeton Sioux Nation in South Dakota. "...
September 10, 2002
Washington, D. C. -- Federal disaster funds have been made available for North Dakota to help communities recover from the effects of a lengthy bout of extreme weather that began in early June,...
August 31, 2002
Denver, CO -- A wildfire near Kemmerer, Wyoming is the latest to qualify for federal fire management assistance funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)....
August 22, 2002
Denver, CO -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Colorado Office of Emergency Management (COEM) and the Colorado State Forest Service recommends that homeowners...
August 21, 2002
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has approved $9 million in low-interest disaster assistance loans. As of Aug. 20, a total of 2,724 Colorado residents and businesses...
August 21, 2002
Denver, CO -- The changing seasons are one of the simple pleasures of Colorado, and many will take the opportunity to get out and enjoy nature one last time before the first snow falls. This year,...
August 19, 2002
Denver, CO -- The Battle Creek fire burning in Pennington County is the latest to qualify for fire assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). FEMA...
August 13, 2002
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has approved $7.9 million in low-interest disaster assistance loans. As of Aug.13, a total of 2,652 Colorado residents and businesses...
August 7, 2002
Denver, CO -- The deadline to register for disaster assistance has been extended to Sept. 9 for individuals and business owners in 59 Colorado counties and two Indian reservations who...
August 6, 2002
Denver, CO -- As Colorado faces the worst wildfire season in its history, thousands of state residents have had to evacuate their homes. With dry conditions still in place, the...
August 5, 2002
Colorado received a federal disaster declaration June 19 because of wildfires burning throughout the state. The initial declaration covered 56 counties and two Indian reservations. All areas were...
August 2, 2002
Denver, CO -- Local officials are providing a location for the Colorado Office of Emergency Management, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to...
August 1, 2002
Denver, CO -- Federal and state disaster assistance may be available to help individuals, including Mesa Verde National Park Service employees, and businesses in Montezuma County...
August 1, 2002
Denver, CO -- At the request of the Colorado Office of Emergency Management, disaster assistance has been made available to help homeowners, renters and businesses in Jackson,...
July 31, 2002
Denver, CO -- The Panorama fire, burning in Garfield and Eagle Counties, is the latest to qualify for fire suppression assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). FEMA...
July 30, 2002
Denver, CO -- If you are facing foreclosure or eviction as a result of Colorado's recent wildfires, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) may be able to provide some relief...
July 26, 2002
Denver, CO -- Colorado received a federal disaster declaration June 19 because of wildfires burning throughout the state. The declaration covers 56 counties and two...
July 26, 2002
Denver, CO -- Destruction from the Colorado wildfires has altered landscape and flooding has already begun in burned areas. One of the most important things Colorado residents can...
July 25, 2002
Denver, CO -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded the state of Colorado $125,164 to provide crisis counseling for people affected by the wildfires that have burned in the state...

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