Colorado Wildfires and Straight-line Winds
Incident Period: Dec 30, 2021 - Jan 7, 2022
Declaration Date: Dec 31, 2021
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Help for Individuals and Families After a Disaster
If you have insurance, you should file a claim with your insurance company immediately. FEMA assistance cannot aid with losses already covered by insurance.
Apply for Disaster Assistance
I Was Told to Call the Small Business Administration
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has established facilities to provide business owners, nonprofit organizations, homeowners and renters with answers to their questions about SBA’s disaster loan program, explain the application process and help each person complete their electronic loan application. These facilities can be either virtual or brick-and-mortar, depending on the circumstances surrounding the disaster and other factors. Click here for more information: DisasterLoanAssistance.sba.gov/ela/s/
To obtain information about the type of facility serving your area, the location(s), and the hours of operation, visit the section below titled “Local Resources” or call the SBA’s Disaster Customer Service Center at 1-800-659-2955 or email DisasterCustomerService@sba.gov.
I Applied for Assistance. What's Next?
You will receive notification letters from FEMA either by U.S. mail or by electronic correspondence explaining your next steps. If you reported during the application process that you received damage and are not able to live in your primary residence, an inspector will contact you by phone to schedule an inspection. All inspections will be conducted without entering your residence. When inspectors arrive at your home they will maintain social distance, visually assess the exterior of the residence, and verbally confirm the interior damage over the phone.
"Help After a Disaster" Brochures
Translated into 27 languages, the "Help After a Disaster" brochure is a tool that can be shared in your community to help people understand the types of FEMA assistance that may be available to support individuals and families in disaster recovery.
Local News & Media
Visit the News & Media page for events, fact sheets, press releases and other multimedia resources.
Mitigation is defined as taking an action now to reduce future risk.
For example, a mitigation action is tying your shoe to prevent you from tripping and hurting yourself; purchasing a flood insurance policy to help you recover faster from a flood event.
Why is Mitigation Important?
Mitigation breaks the cycle of disaster damage, reconstruction and repeated damage. Hazard mitigation includes long-term, permanent solutions that reduce the impact of disaster in the future.
Who Can you talk to about Mitigation?
You can reach a mitigation specialist by phone on the FEMA Mitigation Helpline at:
833-FEMA-4-US (833-336-2487) from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Mountain Time Monday through Friday
or email us anytime at:
Additional Local Mitigation Resources
Boulder County Permitting Office or call 303-413-7730 for Marshall Fire Info
Repairing and Rebuilding Resources from FEMA
Hmong News Releases & Fact Sheets
How to Help
Volunteer and Donate
Recovery can take many years after a disaster. There are many ways to help such as donating cash, needed items or your time. Learn more about how to help those in need.
Don’t self-deploy to disaster areas. Trusted organizations in the affected areas know where volunteers are needed. Work with an established organization to make sure you have the appropriate safety, training and skills needed to respond.
FEMA Voluntary Agency Liaisons (VALs) build relationships and coordinate efforts with voluntary, faith-based and community organizations active in disasters.
Doing Business with FEMA
If you are interested in providing paid services and goods for disaster relief, visit our Doing Business with FEMA page to get started.
If you own a business involved with debris removal and want to work on clean-up efforts in affected areas, please contact the local government in affected areas to offer your services.
|Total Housing Assistance (HA) - Dollars Approved||$691,543.06|
|Total Other Needs Assistance (ONA) - Dollars Approved||$136,893.27|
|Total Individual & Households Program Dollars Approved||$828,436.33|
|Individual Assistance Applications Approved||145|