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July 6, 2002
Denver, CO -- Federal and state disaster officials urge people to take extra precautions when returning to homes, apartments or businesses after a fire or evacuation. "...
July 5, 2002
Denver, CO -- In the midst of one of the most devastating wildfire seasons in memory, federal and state resources are in place to assist La Plata County in battling the fires...
July 5, 2002
Colorado received a federal disaster declaration June 19 because of wildfires burning throughout the state. The declaration covers 56 counties and two Indian reservations...
July 5, 2002
Denver, CO -- A federal/state disaster recovery team is coming to Castle Rock in conjunction with the Hayman Recovery Assistance Center. The center is located at: Plum Creek...
July 4, 2002
Washington, D.C. -- Federal disaster funds have been made available for Montana to help communities recover from the effects of recent storms that struck the northwestern part of the state,...
July 3, 2002
Denver, CO -- Residents who sustained losses or damage as a result of the recent wildfires have only three more days to visit the FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center in...
July 2, 2002
Denver, CO -- One of the most important things Colorado residents can do to protect their homes, businesses and personal property is buy flood insurance. Colorado wildfires...
July 2, 2002
The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is a federal program enabling property owners in participating communities to purchase insurance protection against losses from...
July 1, 2002
Denver, CO -- A wildfire threatening the town of Dutch John in northeastern Utah is the latest blaze to be eligible for federal funds to help with firefighting costs, according to the Federal...
July 1, 2002
Denver, CO -- To serve the needs of people and businesses affected by the Colorado wildfires, Disaster Recovery Centers in Ca?on City, Durango, Glenwood Springs and Woodland Park will remain open...
July 1, 2002
Denver, CO -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) authorized federal funds Monday evening for the Reese Mountain Fire, approximately 30 miles west of Wheatland. FEMA Director Joe M....
June 29, 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...
June 29, 2002
Denver, CO -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approved funds Saturday to help pay for fighting the Again fire in North Dakota. "This is the first time this year North Dakota has had...
June 29, 2002
Denver, CO -- Within 90 minutes of receiving a request from South Dakota Saturday night for help fighting the Grizzly Gulch fire near Deadwood, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)...
June 27, 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)...
June 26, 2002
Denver, CO -- Officials from the state of Colorado and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have established a Disaster Recovery Center to assist individuals affected by...
June 25, 2002
Washington, D.C.-- Colorado's newest wildfire, which erupted north of Durango late Tuesday, is the latest to qualify for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management...
June 24, 2002
Denver, CO -- The first disaster assistance checks have been issued to Colorado residents by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), state and federal officials announced...
June 24, 2002
Denver, CO -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Disaster Housing program was created to provide individuals and families impacted by disasters a safe place to live, either...
June 23, 2002
Denver, CO -- For the thirteenth time this year, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized federal funds to Colorado to help defray firefighting costs. FEMA approved assistance...

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