LARIMER COUNTY - Air rescues continued Tuesday as there are still stranded people left to evacuate in isolated areas.
FEMA's two, 80-person search and rescue teams along with Larimer County Sheriff's Office Deputies were dropped into numerous locations to begin assessing the damage and searching for stranded residents.
More than 400 people were rescued on Monday with 250 of those being rescued from the Pinewood Springs area. The total number of rescued parties as of Wednesday afternoon was 1,155 people. The number of unaccounted for people is below 200 now. More than 450 people need to still be evacuated.
The Disaster Assistance Center (DAC) is located at 815 14th St. SW, Building #B (for Benefits), in Loveland CO and opened on Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Disaster Assistance Center is a one-stop location for flood survivors to come and have all their questions answered. Representatives from government agencies, insurance providers, health and human services, volunteer organizations, utility companies and more will be available for one-on-one information. Free tetanus shots also available. The DAC is planned on operating for at least six to eight weeks and is co-sponsored by the City of Loveland and Larimer County. For all the information on both the Disaster Assistance Center and Distribution Center please visit: http://www.larimer.org/flooding2013/.
For a complete list of County Road closures, please refer to the website: http://bit.ly/PXvRKS.
For a complete list of road closures statewide, a webpage has been set up at: http://bit.ly/1dpfIdP
To report a missing or unaccounted person in Larimer County, please call 970-498-5500. The American Red Cross Safe and Well website should be used to find someone or post information about your location for your family and friends. This website is www.safeandwell.org. The Red Cross is currently working on registering all evacuees at the local shelters.
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