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FEMA Provides Additional $14.7 Million for Colorado COVID-19 Response

DENVER – The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced $14.7 million in additional funding for COVID-19 response efforts in Colorado. The assistance was made available under the major disaster declaration issued March 28 by President Trump.

The funding is being provided to the Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management for contract costs to healthcare staffing companies for supplemental personnel to support medical facilities around the state for the time period of April 1 to June 30.

Five Schools Announced as Winners in Rocky Mountain Environmental Challenge

Schools presented innovative ideas that address natural hazard risks in Colorado

DENVER – Today, Earth Force and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced the winners of the 2020 Rocky Mountain Environmental Challenge (RMEC). Winners include teams from schools in Fort Collins, Estes Park and Milliken, Colorado.

FEMA Approves Crisis Counseling Assistance for COVID-19 Response to Four States

DENVER – FEMA has approved four states within FEMA Region 8 for development of crisis counseling programs for residents struggling with stress and anxiety as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.  The assistance is being made available to Colorado, North Dakota, South Dakota and Utah and is available under major disaster declarations previously approved for these states by President Trump.

FEMA Provides $12.2 Million for Colorado Covid-19 Response

DENVER – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has provided $12.2 million in funding for COVID-19 response efforts in Colorado. The assistance was made available under the major disaster declaration issued March 28 by President Trump.

A breakdown of the most recent funding is as follows:

FEMA Provides $36.5 Million to City And County of Denver for COVID-19 Response

DENVER – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has provided $36.5 million in expedited funding to the City and County of Denver for response efforts undertaken to combat spread of the coronavirus. The assistance was made available under the major disaster declaration issued March 28 by President Trump.

The funding comes for a number of different actions taken by the city:

FEMA Provides $1.5 Million for Ranch Events Center Lease

DENVER – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has provided $1,547,910 to the Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management toward leasing the Ranch Events Center in Loveland. The assistance was made available under the major disaster declaration issued March 28 by President Trump.

FEMA Provides $4 Million for Convention Center Lease

DENVER – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has provided $4,050,000 to the Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management for eligible response activities related to the COVID-19 response. The assistance was made available under the major disaster declaration issued March 28 by President Trump.

FEMA Approves Colorado Enhanced Mitigation Plan

DENVER – This week, FEMA approved Colorado’s Mitigation Plan.  For the first time the plan meets the criteria for “enhanced” status, signifying the state’s commitment to hazard mitigation and making the state eligible for increased federal mitigation funding. Colorado will be the third state in FEMA Region VIII and the fifteenth nationwide to achieve the designation.

FEMA Awards Colorado Nearly $16.7 Million for Coronavirus Response Efforts

DENVER – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has provided $16,688,096.55 to the Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management for eligible response activities related to the COVID-19 response. The funding was made available under the major disaster declaration issued March 28 by President Trump.

Presidente Donald J. Trump aprueba declaración por desastre mayor para el estado de Colorado

WASHINGTON — La Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA, por sus siglas en inglés) anunció que asistencia federal por desastre está disponible para el estado de Colorado para suplementar los esfuerzos de recuperación para el estado, tribus y gobiernos locales afectados por la enfermedad pandémica del Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) empezando el 20 de enero 2020, y continúa.