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April 7, 2020
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...
March 13, 2020
The federal government continues to take aggressive and proactive steps to address the COVID-19 threat as the health and safety of the American people remain a top priority.Today, President Trump...
March 13, 2020
On March 13, 2020, the President declared the ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic of sufficient severity and magnitude to warrant an emergency declaration for all states, tribes,...
March 4, 2020
DENVER – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced a federal grant for the City of Fargo that will make $3.7 million available to fund the construction of a levee, floodwall, and...
March 3, 2020
DENVER – FEMA has provided a $2,981,770 grant to the City of Colorado Springs. The city will use the funds for a project to minimize flood damage caused by Cottonwood Creek.The project will pay for...
March 2, 2020
DENVER – Flooding is the most common natural disaster in the United States. Heavy rains have already caused flooding in the Southeast this year.  Last fall saw rivers overflowing in the Dakotas. And...
March 2, 2020
By Lee dePaloWhether Punxsutawney Phil’s early spring prediction is correct or not, warmer temperatures will eventually come and melt the blanket of snow winter gave us this year.  Many areas of...
March 2, 2020
DENVER - As winter comes to a close, communities look forward to the coming of spring and a return to the warm outdoors. But, it’s also a time to be aware of the threat of Mother Nature, meaning...
March 2, 2020
DENVER – A hidden threat strikes many unprepared Americans each year – flooding.  Unlike fire, wind, and hail, homeowner’s insurance will usually not pay for a flood loss.  An uninsured flood loss...
January 24, 2020
SIOUX FALLS, SD – FEMA mitigation and flood insurance specialists will be at Menards in Sioux Falls and Yankton next week to offer advice and tips to property owners on how to repair storm damage...