BOULDER, Colo. (AP) Just over three months after floodwaters inundated much of Colorado's Front Range, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has closed the last of the two dozen disaster recovery centers it opened in the state.
The Daily Camera reports FEMA closed its last center in Boulder on Saturday, but the long-term recovery process has only just begun. Agency spokesman John Mills says that with the deadline for applications passed, FEMA will now be turning much of its attention to looking at appeals on application rulings, assessing newly discovered damage, giving out additional renters assistance and helping with long-term projects.
The 24 disaster recovery centers set up by FEMA after September's flooding have seen about 22,000 visits. So far, the agency has given more than $58 million in assistance statewide.
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