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May 30, 2003
Quote: "I hope the June 1 anniversary of the start of the Trinidad Complex wildfires will remind the people of Las Animas County to make their property safe," says David Maurstad, regional...
May 30, 2003
Denver, CO -- Michael D. Brown, Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Emergency Preparedness and Response, announced today that Colorado will receive $314,721 to train citizens to be better...
May 30, 2003
Denver, CO -- Michael D. Brown, Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Emergency Preparedness and Response, announced today that South Dakota will receive $170,338 to train citizens to be better...
May 30, 2003
Denver, CO -- Michael D. Brown, Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Emergency Preparedness and Response, announced today that Utah will receive $230,288 to train citizens to be better prepared...
May 30, 2003
Denver, CO -- Michael D. Brown, Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Emergency Preparedness and Response, announced today that Montana will receive $176,058 to train citizens to be better...
May 30, 2003
Denver, CO -- Michael D. Brown, Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Emergency Preparedness and Response, announced today that Wyoming will receive $160,224 to train citizens to be better...
May 30, 2003
Denver, CO -- Michael D. Brown, Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Emergency Preparedness and Response, announced today that North Dakota will receive $165,444 to train citizens to be better...
May 30, 2003
Quote: "I hope the June 2 anniversary of the start of the Iron Mountain wildfire will remind the people of Fremont County to make their property safe," says David Maurstad, regional director the...
April 22, 2003
Denver, CO -- Colorado residents who live near areas that burned in last year's fires, or along rivers and streams, are at risk from floods and emergency officials recommend they buy flood insurance...
April 15, 2003
Denver, CO -- Federal snow emergency funds have now been made available for seven additional Colorado counties to help state and local governments, as well as eligible private non-profit...
April 10, 2003
Washington, D.C. -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that President Bush has authorized the use of federal funds for Colorado to supplement the emergency...
March 6, 2003
Denver, CO -- People who live near burned areas from last year's fires in Colorado face another potentially devastating threat: floods. Protect yourself financially by buying flood insurance...
November 5, 2002
Photo of Region VIII director presented Fire Department with an $86,208 grant . In a special ceremony Tuesday, October 15, David Maurstad, director of FEMA Region VIII,...
October 10, 2002
Denver, CO -- The Federal Emergency Management announced today a $166,500 Pre-disaster Mitigation Program grant to the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapahoe Tribes of the...
October 10, 2002
Denver, CO -- The Federal Emergency Management announced today a $132,486 Pre-disaster Mitigation Program grant to the Sisseton Wahpeton Sioux Nation in South Dakota. "...
September 10, 2002
Washington, D. C. -- Federal disaster funds have been made available for North Dakota to help communities recover from the effects of a lengthy bout of extreme weather that began in early June,...
August 31, 2002
Denver, CO -- A wildfire near Kemmerer, Wyoming is the latest to qualify for federal fire management assistance funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)....
August 22, 2002
Denver, CO -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Colorado Office of Emergency Management (COEM) and the Colorado State Forest Service recommends that homeowners...
August 21, 2002
Denver, CO -- The changing seasons are one of the simple pleasures of Colorado, and many will take the opportunity to get out and enjoy nature one last time before the first snow falls. This year,...
August 21, 2002
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has approved $9 million in low-interest disaster assistance loans. As of Aug. 20, a total of 2,724 Colorado residents and businesses...

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