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Colorado Severe Storms and Tornadoes (DR-1762)

Incident period: May 22, 2008
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 26, 2008


November 6, 2008 - News Release

The Federal Emergency Management Agency and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services have approved a $419,394 grant for the State of Colorado to provide crisis counseling services to individuals impacted by the May 22 tornadoes and severe storms in Weld and Larimer counties.

July 18, 2008 - News Release

DENVER, Colo. -- Only one week remains for people impacted by the severe storms and tornadoes that occurred in Larimer and Weld counties May 22 to register for disaster assistance. The following deadlines are important for homeowners, renters and business owners in Larimer and Weld counties: Friday, July 25 - FEMA Registration Deadline

July 11, 2008 - News Release

DENVER, Colo.-- Officials from the Colorado Division of Emergency Management (CDEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) want to remind residents of Larimer and Weld counties that two weeks remain to register for federal disaster assistance. ?July 25 is the last day to register with FEMA for Individual Assistance and to submit a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster loan application for property damage.

Financial Assistance

Individual Assistance - Dollars Approved

Individuals & Household Program (IHP): Provides money and services to people in Presidentially declared disaster areas.

Housing Assistance (HA): Provides assistance for disaster-related housing needs.

Other Needs Assistance (ONA): Provides assistance for other disaster-related needs, such as furnishings, transportation, and medical.

Total Individual Assistance (IA) - Applications Approved: Total Individual & Households Program - Dollars Approved* Total Housing Assistance - Dollars Approved* Total Other Needs Assistance - Dollars Approved*
Total Amount 134 $419,744.26 $172,931.52 $246,812.74
Last Updated: Monday, February 20, 2017 - 02:59 (Updated daily)

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Related Links

Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Colorado, FEMA-1762-DR (PDF 37KB)