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2013 Colorado Floods: Individual Assistance Fact Sheet

Release date: 
September 10, 2014
Release Number: 
R8-14-011

FEMA Individual Assistance Program Overview (as of August 25, 2014)

Individual Assistance Programs

  • Residents of 11 Colorado counties were able to register for Individual Assistance with FEMA.
  • Statewide, 28,169 individuals or households registered for assistance in the designated IA counties.
  • In total, more than $61,628,646 has been provided by FEMA; $56,698,793 for rental assistance and home repair, and $4,929,852 in Other Needs Assistance (ONA). ONA can include such eligible disaster-related expenses as medical and dental expenses.
  • The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) approved $109,646,900 in low-interest disaster loans to repair damaged homes and businesses. $80,427,100 was approved for individuals and $29,219,800 for businesses and private non-profit organizations.
  • Disaster Recovery Centers were in 21 communities and received 22,314 visits from applicants while in operation.
  • SBA Business Recovery Centers in Estes Park, Greeley, Longmont and Loveland received a total of 933 visits. SBA Disaster Loan Outreach Centers in Aurora, Colorado Springs and Golden received a total of 403 visits.
  • The Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) program, which is managed by the State of Colorado and funded by FEMA, provided $329,449 in benefits. An additional $125,028 was paid in administrative costs.
  • A total of $4,929,852.86 was awarded in Other Needs Assistance (ONA). ONA includes services such as Crisis Counseling, Disaster Legal Services, disaster-related dental and medical expenses and more.
    • $5,749,907 was provided to fund Crisis Counseling grants. Of that amount, $4,058,059 was provided through the Immediate Services Program, which covers the first 60 days of the program.
  • The Transitional Sheltering Assistance program ended on December 14, 2013 with a total cost of $2,345,663. This program allowed displaced residents to stay in hotel rooms until more permanent housing became available.

Direct Housing Mission

Due to lack of available housing resources in and around the declared area, a direct housing mission was initiated.

  • At peak, 47 households were licensed into 54 Manufactured Housing Units
    • 80 commercial pads were leased in 5 different locations.
    • 56 Manufactured Housing Units were delivered and installed.

Commercial Sites – FEMA leased space and is currently housing 20 households at commercial sites.

There are currently 24 occupied Manufactured Housing Units (20 households in 24 units).

  • Boulder County - 9 households in 10 units                 
  • Larimer County - 2 households in 3 units                   
  • Weld County - 9 households in 11 units

The housing mission in Colorado is expected to last up to 18 months.

 

FEMA Individual Assistance

County

Applicants

IHP Amount

HA Amount

ONA Amount

Adams

988

$1,251,366.87

$1,114,910.32

$136,456.55

Arapahoe

2,721

$3,580,836.79

$3,285,586.88

$295,249.91

Boulder

15,554

$35,307,807.47

$32,999,595.45

$2,308,212.02

Clear Creek

181

$246,784.23

$244,110.69

$2,673.54

El Paso

1,466

$1,773,591.41

$1,578,068.39

$195,523.02

Fremont

101

$61,302.39

$59,351.99

$1,950.40

Jefferson

912

$1,599,530.57

$1,561,088.80

$38,441.77

Larimer

3,874

$6,991,351.23

$6,594,030.38

$397,320.85

Logan

311

$534,413.76

$491,538.67

$42,875.09

Morgan

56

$92,353.45

$84,061.40

$8,292.05

Weld

2,005

$10,189,307.98

$8,686,450.32

$1,502,857.66

Total

28,169

$61,628,646.15

$56,698,793.29

$4,929,852.86

 

SBA Total Disaster Loans for Colorado

County

Loans

Dollars

Adams

76

$1,731,200

Arapahoe

200

$4,036,100

Boulder

1,458

$65,716,000

Clear Creek

9

$171,800

El Paso

96

$2,156,000

Fremont

5

$45,400

Grand

1

$81,700

Jefferson

92

$3,112,600

Larimer

377

$20,318,400

Logan

25

$1,491,300

Morgan

3

$65,400

Weld

177

$10,721,000

Total

2,519

$109,646,900

 

Last Updated: 
January 3, 2018 - 12:06