COLORADO FLOOD RELIEF INFORMATION (Updated 9.20.2013)
Please find information related to receiving federal assistance in response to the floods in northern Colorado, helping your neighbors, and preparing for future extreme weather below:
Congressman Polis' Colorado Flood Relief and Recovery Guide
Please click here to download the Guide
FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY (FEMA):
*Deadline for filing a claim is November 14th*
On September 14, 2013, President Obama issued a major disaster declaration for the State of Colorado triggering the release of Federal funds to help individuals and communities recover from the Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides that occurred from September 11, 2013 and continuing. Individuals in Boulder County can file a claim in the following ways:
Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loans:
Low-interest federal disaster loans up are now available to Boulder County homeowners and business owners who have suffered damages due to the flooding.
The following shelters are open for evacuees and the displaced. For additional information on shelters, please visit the following links: Red Cross: Find a Shelter & Red Cross: Find A Shelter Mobile App. If you are searching for loved ones, please visit the Red Cross Safe & Well listings.
Listen to Congressman Polis discuss flood relief with constituents, the American Red Cross, and FEMA, at this link: Telephone Town Hall
HOW YOU CAN HELP:
In times of crisis, Coloradans pull together. Below, find information on how you can best assist in relief efforts:
Colorado Chapter of the Red Cross
Help Colorado Now (This page is receiving heavy traffic and is prone to going down. Please try again at a later time.)
Foothills Flood Relief Fund
HELP YOUR NEIGHBOR!
My office has set up a Google Document Spreadsheet where you can provide information on items you are able to donate, and to also let your neighbors know what items you need. Please fully fill out the appropriate columns and contact Shad Murib in my office at (202) 225-2161 or at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have coordinated a trade and no longer have an item or help to donate or no longer need an item or help.