Federal Emergency Management Agency

The National Weather Service’s Bob Glancy talks with CBS4's Alan Gionet (credit: CBS)

The Floods Leave A Legacy In Colorado

Rocks the size of cars pushed downstream. If you’ve ever hiked or driven along a canyon in the mountains, you wonder how many eons it took to create so much erosion. The answer may not be eons at all.

10/14/2013

Greg Overton shows the damage to his home (credit: CBS)

FEMA Extends Stay For Displaced Flood Victims

Some flood victims have spent weeks in hotels while spending time looking for new apartments or waiting for repairs to their homes. Now the Federal Emergency Management Agency has extended the stay for those folks.

10/05/2013

A home in Lyons being inspected by FEMA (credit: CBS)

FEMA Inspectors Going Door-To-Door In Lyons

Federal Emergency Management Agency inspectors have been going door-to-door in Lyons assessing the damage to homes. They’ve already doled out $32 million to Colorado flood victims.

10/02/2013

Damage from flooding to a home in Aurora (credit; CBS)

Some Flood Victims Say FEMA Is Leaving Them In The Dark

Some say there’s not enough money to help all the flood victims who need it. In Aurora there are homeowners who say they’re being left in the dark.

10/01/2013

Damage on Highway 36 after Sept. 2013 flooding (credit: CBS)

Colorado Will Pay Soldiers Rebuilding Flooded Highway 36

Colorado will pick up the tab for National Guard engineers helping rebuild the main highway leading to Rocky Mountain National Park because of the federal government shutdown.

10/01/2013

A displeased Gov. John Hickenlooper at a news conference on Monday (credit: CBS)

Gov. Hickenlooper Calls Federal Lawmakers ‘Knuckleheads’

The federal government is the state of Colorado’s largest employer with approximately 40,000 people on the payroll. In Colorado the effect of a partial government shutdown would be felt by different people in different ways.

09/30/2013

A road damaged from flooding (credit: CBS)

Possible Government Shutdown Could Hurt Colorado Flood Recovery

While officials promise that direct aid to Colorado flooding victims won’t be affected by a possible government shutdown, a standoff in Washington could still end up hurting the state’s recovery efforts.

09/30/2013

Water testing bottles (credit: CBS)

Residents Of Coal Creek Canyon Worried About Water Contamination

People living in Coal Creek Canyon are being urged to test their water before using it and water testing bottles could make all the difference.

09/28/2013

The Mormon Church near 8th and Holly (credit: CBS)

Red Cross Opens New Shelter For Aurora Flood Victims

Some of the financial relief is already running out for many flood victims, so the American Red Cross has opened a new shelter in Denver for dozens flooded out of their homes in Aurora.

09/24/2013

Vice President Joe Biden at a news conference in Greeley on Monday after touring flooding around Colorado (credit: CBS)

Biden Vows Flood Relief Won’t Shut Down

Vice President Joe Biden is promising residents that aid for areas devastated by massive flooding in Colorado won’t stop even if the federal government shuts down.

09/24/2013

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