Federal Emergency Management Agency
Vice President Joe Biden is in Colorado for a helicopter tour of flood damage and to survey recovery efforts.
The body of a 79-year-old woman was found beside the Big Thompson River, authorities said Monday, bringing to eight the death toll from the massive flooding in Colorado.
Families in some Colorado counties may qualify for Federal Emergency Management Agency help and it’s not just those in Larimer and Boulder counties.
After days of cleanup and repairs, transportation officials have reopened several state highways in the aftermath of powerful floods that ripped bridges and roads in northern Colorado, severely restricting travel in populated areas.
The federal government is ready to help flood victims but some people are reluctant to apply for it because they are in the country illegally.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency says they’ve provided $12.3 million in assistance to Colorado flood victims, with nearly all of the money going to temporary housing and home repairs.
Coloradans watched for more spills in flooded oilfields as crews waited for the waters to recede so they could begin cleanup operations.
With snow already dusting Colorado’s highest peaks, the state is racing to replace key mountain highways washed away by flooding,
Jessica Klauzer-Zimmerman and her children have been sleeping on friends’ couches since floodwaters sloshed into her Boulder townhouse — which wasn’t covered by flood insurance.
As in any natural disaster, Coloradans step up to help their neighbors – they’ve had a lot of practice. In some cases, that even means letting complete strangers into their homes.