March 15 Colorado DR4634 Update: Boulder Fires and Straight Line Winds

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The donation and resource center has provided the following support to survivors of the Marshall Fire and Straight Line Winds event:

  • 2,919 Survivors Served
  • 1,213 Families Supported
  • 164,653 Articles Distributed
  • 6,659 Individual Visits to Center

Beginning March 13 the donation center will be open on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  The donation center will be closed Friday, April 15 at 4 p.m. through Sunday, April 17. 

The Donation Distribution Center is not accepting drop-offs of clothing donations from individuals. The facility is in need of these items on the Needs List.

If you are a business, nonprofit, or responding agency with large/bulk donations of new material goods, see the Current Needs List and contact us to schedule drop off at 720-574-2300.


Overview of Federal Assistance to Date for DR4634 Individual Assistance

Total Registrations as of March 13, 2022 3,396
Daily Registrations 3
Individual Household Program (IHP) Dollars Approved $1,732,981
Housing Assistance (HA) Dollars Approved $1,125,654
Other Needs Assistance (ONA) Dollars Approved $607,326
IHP Dollars Disbursed $1,787,051
HA Dollars Disbursed $1,156,018                            
ONA Dollars Disbursed $631,033
Inspections Issued  809
Inspections Returned 798
Inspections Complete 98.64%
Funerals Paid 0
Funeral Dollars Approved $0
Number of Disaster Assistance Centers Open 1
Total DAC Activity 3,110
Small Business Administration (SBA) Applications Received: Home Loans       2,066
SBA Applications Received: Business 249
Total SBA Applications Received 2,315
SBA Loans Approved: Homes 528
SBA Home Loan Dollars Approved $81,679,400
SBA Loans Approved: Business 30
SBA Business Loan Dollars Approved $5,458,900
Total SBA Loan Dollars Approved $87,138,300

Public Assistance Grant Program

On Feb. 9, 2022, FEMA approved categories C-G of the Public Assistance Grant program for applicants in Boulder County.  The DHSEM team will notify eligible applicants to update their requests for assistance.  

  • 21 requests for public assistance applications submitted
  • 18 applicants are eligible
  • 1 withdrawn
  • 3 RFIs issued
  • Colorado DHSEM and FEMA are conducting scoping calls to begin the process 

Background Information for DR4634 

On December 31, 2021, the president approved a major disaster declaration (formally referred to as DR4534) to the state of Colorado to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by wildfire and straight-line winds beginning on December 30, 2021.  The major disaster declaration activated the FEMA Public Assistance Program and Individual Assistance Programs for Boulder County.

This follows the state of emergency declared by Governor Jared Polis on December 30, 2021, due to the Marshall fire.  

Information shared below is as up today's joint field office reports at 8 a.m. 

Visit the DR4634 Boulder Fires and Straight Line Winds page for recovery information.