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2013 Colorado Floods Public Assistance Fact Sheet

Release date: 
September 10, 2014
Release Number: 
R8-14-012

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

The FEMA Public Assistance program provides funding for emergency actions undertaken by communities as well as aid to repair or replace damaged public infrastructure.

  • FEMA has so far obligated $262,193,453 to 220 Public Assistance applicants. More funding is forthcoming as FEMA continues to review projects in partnership with the State of Colorado – as communities rebuild.
    • $9,631,416.34 has been provided to a total of 15 applicants for removal of Stream Hazards to prevent flooding of which the Federal Share funded is $7,079,225.52. Projects under this program are determined based on data provided by applicants.
    • $369,507.20 has been provide for Private Property Debris Removal funding with a federal share of $277,130 to three applicants who met all required criteria to participate in this program.
    • $91,735,589 has been provided for those who participated in the Public Assistance Alternate Procedures Pilot Program (PAAP) for permanent work with a federal share in the amount of $68,791,808. This amount provided assistance for 24 projects to 12 applicants.  
    • 52 sub-grants opted into the debris removal pilot program for a total of $23,529,400.35 with a Fed Share totaling $17,995,522.38. 

County                  Eligible Applicants                            Projects Obligated               Total Obligated Federal Share

                                                                                                                                          (75% of eligible project costs)

Adams                   15                                                           51                                          $6,627,011

Arapahoe              7                                                              25                                          $2,205,031

Boulder                  54                                                           313                                        $125,049,962

Clear Creek           3                                                              14                                          $1,178,766

Crowley                 1                                                              3                                             $239,575

Denver                   3                                                              20                                          $2,405,471

El Paso                   8                                                              106                                        $7,204,490

Fremont                 7                                                              28                                          $799,340

Gilpin                     2                                                              8                                             $ 451,896

Jefferson               21                                                           73                                          $7,707,988

Lake                       2                                                              4                                             $156,569

Larimer                  33                                                           223                                        $51,295,628

Lincoln                  1                                                              2                                             $96,737

Logan                    8                                                              18                                          $590,547

Morgan                  8                                                              29                                          $3,403,672

Sedgwick               2                                                              4                                             $20,617

Statewide              15                                                           86                                          $32,463,090

Washington          1                                                              3                                             $277,783

Weld                       29                                                           116                                        $20,019,270

Totals:                   220                                                         1,126                                     $262,193,453

Last Updated: 
January 3, 2018 - 12:06