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FEMA Awards Boulder County $1.2 Million for Wildfire Mitigation

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced a federal grant for the State of Colorado that will make more than $1.2 million dollars available to Boulder County to help mitigate the against wildfires.

The grant will fund two wildfire mitigation actions.  The first is work to create defensible space for approximately 500 properties.  The second is hazardous fuels reduction in an area of about 160 acres that will provide further protection on 27 properties where defensible space creation was previously completed.

FEMA Grants Awarded to Colorado Springs: More than $4.6 million awarded for stream stabilization projects

DENVER – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced two federal grants for the State of Colorado that will make more than $4.6 million dollars available to the City of Colorado Springs for two separate mitigation projects that will restore severely degraded areas of Douglas Creek and Pine Creek.

FEMA is 'Digging the History' in Colorado Springs

A rare discovery of intact historical archaeological sites in Colorado Springs has offered a glimpse into the life of the man who founded Colorado Springs.  It has also highlighted the importance of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Environmental Planning and Historic Preservation program.

Coloradoans Responded to 2013 Floods and Became Permanent Members of FEMA Team

 Five Years Later.”

DENVER – Five years after the historic Colorado floods, evidence of recovery can be found across the Centennial State as roads are rebuilt and communities regain their vibrancy. Yet the lasting marks of the floods are not merely evidenced through reconstruction activity, but also in the number of locals who contributed to the response and recovery by FEMA.

2013 Colorado Floods: FEMA Public Assistance Overview

 Five Years Later.”

 

 

FEMA Public Assistance Program Overview

The FEMA Public Assistance program provides funding for emergency actions undertaken by communities as well as aid to repair or replace damaged public infrastructure, such as roads and bridges. FEMA has obligated $343,644,427 to 221 Public Assistance applicants, helping communities rebuild.

2013 Colorado Floods: By The Numbers

 Five Years Later.”

 

 

2013 Colorado Floods: By The Numbers

 

1                      Joint Field Office established to coordinate recovery efforts (located in Centennial)

11                    Number of counties designated for FEMA’s Individual Assistance Program

2013 Colorado Floods: FEMA Individual Assistance Overview

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FEMA Individual Assistance Program Overview

The FEMA Individuals and Households Program (IHP) provides financial assistance and/or direct services to disaster survivors if they are unable to meet these needs through other means.


Individual Assistance Programs

FEMA TO PROVIDE MORE THAN $3 MILLION FOR REPAIRS TO THORNTON’S WEST COOLEY RESERVOIR

DENVER – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced a federal grant for the State of Colorado that will make $3,176,505 available to the City of Thornton for repairs to its West Cooley Reservoir, damaged in 2015 as a result of severe storms, flooding and mudslides.

 

FEMA AUTHORIZES FUNDS TO HELP FIGHT COLORADO’S LAKE CHRISTINE FIRE

DENVER –The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Lake Christine Fire in Eagle County, Colorado.

 

FEMA Regional VIII Acting Administrator Nancy Dragani approved the state’s request for a federal Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) after receiving the state’s request Wednesday evening.