Federal Aid to Colorado Flood Victims Reaches $100M

Federal aid to victims of the historic September floods in Colorado has reached $100 million.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency says more than $49.4 million has been approved for housing assistance, damaged or lost personal possessions, and other disaster-related needs. Meanwhile, the U.S. Small Business Administration says homeowners, renters, nonprofits, and businesses have received $50.7 million in disaster loans.

FEMA's Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) conduct door to door checks in left hand canyon Photo by Michael Rieger/FEMA
FEMA’s Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) conduct door to door checks in left hand canyon Photo by Michael Rieger/FEMA

The deadline for individuals and businesses to register with FEMA for assistance is Nov. 14.