The deadline to register with FEMA has been extended to December 2, 2013 because of the long Thanksgiving weekend.
The official State of Colorado Website for Recovery Information and Resources is located here.
I have been selected as co-chair of the Flood Disaster Study Committee. You can find the committee’s website and more information here.
The best way for victims of flooding to get access to disaster help and resources is to visit www.disasterassistance.gov and fill out the online application, or call FEMA Help Line 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) (seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. local time). Disaster assistance applicants who have a speech disability or hearing loss and use TTY should call 1-800-462-7585 directly; for those who use 711 or Video Relay Service (VRS), call 1-800-621-3362 (both available seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Those registering for disaster assistance should have the following information available: social security numbers (including spouse), private insurance information if available, address and zip code of damaged property, directions to the damaged home or property, and a telephone number where FEMA can reach the applicant.
You can also donate to the Weld County Flood Relief Fund, operated by the Community Foundation Serving Greeley and Weld County and the United Way of Weld County. Contact the United Way by dialing 2-1-1 or visiting www.UnitedWay-Weld.org. The 2-1-1 representatives will be happy to help you process a donation for the needy and/or help you identify the best way to volunteer your time. The Community Foundation is at 970-304-9970 or www.cfsgwc.org.