Colorado flood recovery: Federal disaster aid for Larimer, Weld, Boulder counties tops $172 million

The federal government has provided more than $172 million to help Larimer, Weld and Boulder counties rebuild after the deadly September floods.

The flooding killed nine people and damaged or destroyed nearly 2,000 homes.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency says nearly $246 million in federal aid has flowed into Colorado.

FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration provided grants, reimbursements and loans to impacted counties and their residents.

-- Larimer County

Larimer County received more than $46 million. Here's how the money was distributed:

- $6,691,000 in individual assistance for repairs, replacements and rental assistance.
- $16,616,000 from the SBA to help pay for residential and personal property disaster losses as well as business and private non-profit organization disaster losses.
- $23,189,000 from FEMA Public Assistance for emergency protective measures and repairs to roads, bridges, utilities and recreational facilities.

-- Weld County

Weld County received more than $24 million. Here's how the money was distributed:

- $10,082,000 in individual assistance for repairs, replacements and rental assistance.
- $9,929,000 in low-interest SBA loans to help pay for residential and personal property disaster losses as well as business and private non-profit organization disaster losses.
- $4,641,000 from FEMA Public Assistance for emergency protective measures and repairs to roads, bridges and utilities.

-- Boulder County

Boulder County received more than $102 million. Here's how the money was distributed:

- Nearly $34.5 million in individual assistance for repairs, replacements and rental assistance. FEMA provided manufactured housing units for 13 households.
- The SBA has approved more than $59 million in loans to 1,225 households and 182 businesses in Boulder County.
- So far, FEMA has obligated more than $9 million in public assistance for emergency protective measures and repairs to roads, bridges and utilities.

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