Larimer County receives FEMA grant for historic 2013 flooding

The agency is giving Larimer County a grant worth $1.1 million. The money will go toward repairing roads and bridges damaged during the September 2013 floods

KUSA - It's been nearly four years since historic flooding devastated parts of Colorado, and repairs are still going on.

Now, some of those impacted will get a little help from FEMA.

The agency is giving Larimer County a grant worth $1.1 million.

The money will go toward repairing roads and bridges damaged during the September 2013 floods. Experts called the devastation a 1,000-year rain and 100-year flood.

In all, the waters caused about $4 billion worth of damage across 24 counties.

Nearly 2,000 people were rescued during that week, and nearly 19,000 homes were damaged. Ten people were killed.

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FEMA provided temporary housing for displaced families.

It has also funded housing in areas where mobile homes were hit by the flood waters.

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