Logan and Arapahoe counties added to list of major disaster areas following flood

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DENVER — Logan and Arapahoe counties were declared major disaster areas due to flooding on Friday, bringing the list of Colorado counties considered federal disaster areas to nine.

FEMA had already declared major disaster status for Boulder, Adams, Larimer, Weld, Clear Creek, El Paso, and Jefferson counties. Residents in all nine counties will be eligible for individual assistance grants and other federal benefits to help them recover from record storms and flooding, FEMA said in a media release.

The types of aid available may vary by county and situation. Anyone seeking aid, or wondering if they are eligible, should contact FEMA in one of the following ways:

  • Apply online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov.
  • Apply via smartphone at m.fema.gov.
  • Call the registration phone number at 1-800-621-3362; those 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, call 1-800-621-3362