Colorado Flood


Thu October 24, 2013
Colorado Flood

With Help Deadline Approaching, FEMA Reaches Out To Survivors

Image of flood damage, Sept. 13, 2013
Nurpu Creative Commons/Flickr

It’s been nearly six weeks since massive floods hit Colorado’s Front Range. Although cleanup and recovery is now well underway, emergency management officials say there’s still work to do.

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Wed October 23, 2013
Colorado Legislature

Flood Recovery Committee Prepares To Meet

Flooded areas are seen from a U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter in Boulder County, Colo., Sept. 18, 2013.
U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Jecca Geffre/Released

A bipartisan committee of 12 Colorado lawmakers will soon meet to examine the state’s response to September’s devastating Front Range floods.

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Fri October 18, 2013
Colorado Flood

In Flooded Colorado, Immigrants' Livelihoods Washed Away

Originally published on Fri October 18, 2013 11:15 am

The Eastwood Village mobile home park in Evans was wiped out in September's floods.
Kirk Siegler NPR

In flood-ravaged Colorado, much of the recovery has focused on rebuilding roads and bridges to mountain towns cut off by last month's floods. But take a drive east to the state's rolling plains, and a whole new set of staggering problems unfolds in farm country.

Living In Limbo

A woman named Claudia, who doesn't want to use her last name because of her immigration status, is sitting on a couch in the lobby of a shabby hotel in Greeley, about an hour's drive northeast of Denver.

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Tue October 15, 2013
Flood Recovery

National Guard Continues Rebuilding Food Damaged Roads

Members of the Utah National Guard work to reconstruct Hwy 36 from Lyons to Estes Park
Utah National Guard Public Affairs

Around 75 engineers from the Kansas National Guard are on their way to Colorado to relieve members of the Montana National Guard working to rebuild flood damaged roads. The main focus of the National Guard units is the rebuilding of Highway 36 from Lyons to Estes Park.

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Tue October 15, 2013