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Federal Emergency Management Agency

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FEMA Provides $12.3M In Flood Assistance So Far

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.

09/21/2013

A toppled oil well in Weld County near Milliken on Sept. 19, 2013. (credit: CBS)

Colorado On Alert For More Spills In Flooded Oilfields

Coloradans watched for more spills in flooded oilfields as crews waited for the waters to recede so they could begin cleanup operations.

09/21/2013

Flooding in Estes Park (credit: CBS)

Colorado Races To Fix Mountain Roads Before Winter

With snow already dusting Colorado’s highest peaks, the state is racing to replace key mountain highways washed away by flooding,

09/20/2013

“Eugeniemorton” sent in this photo of home lost on the backside of Flagstaff Mountain in Boulder County.

Heartbreak For Some In Colorado With No Flood Policy

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.

09/18/2013

An evacuee sleeping at the temporary shelter set up at the LifeBridge Church in Longmont (credit: CBS)

Long-Term Temporary Housing A Major Concern For Many Evacuees

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.

09/17/2013

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Air Support Slowly Switches From Rescues To Damage Assessment

Rescue crews were back in the air in Boulder County on Tuesday and the blue skies helped them get a clear handle on who still needs in help and in which areas.

09/17/2013

Flooding on the Big Thompson River (credit: CBS)

Attention Turns To Damage Tallies As Airlifts Wane

The emergency airlifts of flood victims waned Tuesday, leaving rescue crews to systematically search the nooks and crannies of the northern Colorado foothills and transportation officials to gauge what it will take to rebuild the wasted landscape.

09/17/2013

Steve LaMont took this photo in Estes Park.

Official: 1,000 Awaiting Rescue In Larimer County

Emergency officials say about 1,000 people in Larimer County are still awaiting rescue.

09/15/2013

Jamestown evacuees land at Boulder Municipal Airport (credit: CBS)

FEMA Arrives To Help Find Unaccounted For Jamestown Residents

Conditions were so bad in Jamestown the only way out for stranded residents was to be airlifted by military helicopters. The rescue involved almost 300 people.

09/14/2013

A home destroyed in the Black Forest Fire (credit: CBS)

FEMA Denies Individual Financial Assistance For Black Forest Fire Victims

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has denied individual financial assistance for residents affected by the Black Forest Fire in Colorado Springs.

08/03/2013

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