Flooding Tragedy

Colorado wildfires and flooding
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Re: Flooding Tragedy

Postby sanchomurphy1 » Fri Sep 13, 2013 9:02 pm

larkinrx2 wrote:
goingup wrote:If anyone knows of ways to volunteer services for clean up they should post information.


while its not the National Guard,
i do some volunteer through church for these situations..... ERT, VIM (methodist church)

most of these groups need to get the OK by the FEDS first to be allowed in, since they are usually shut down to residents and FED/State personell only in the initial phases.

there will be plenty of opportunity to help, but first is do no harm
1. dont get in the way of the people that should be there
2. Dont cause more damage to the property (the area needs to be assessed by the insurers first usually for the claim process to work without a hitch, or they will say property owner did damage to increase claim)

my answer would be contact your local board of (red cross, salvation army or the likes) that would be "activated" to help


Agreed. In many ways its almost better to stay home until many of the roads are reopened.
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Re: Flooding Tragedy

Postby goingup » Fri Sep 13, 2013 9:20 pm

Cool, ya....I wasn't talking about charging my ass full steam into Boulder or Lyons right now in some sort of attempt to pull people from drowning homes. I was implying once the flood waters subside and they need hands to pick up trash. :roll:
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Re: Flooding Tragedy

Postby Stephen Butler » Fri Sep 13, 2013 9:24 pm

What a terrible weather event. I hope all on this site and others not on it are safe.
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Re: Flooding Tragedy

Postby TallGrass » Fri Sep 13, 2013 10:44 pm

MonGoose wrote:In spite of all of this, CU is planning to play their football game tomorrow in Boulder. #-o
Not any more, though Colorado State's is still on. http://espn.go.com/college-football/story/_/id/9669441/fresno-state-colorado-postponed-flooding
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Re: Flooding Tragedy

Postby larkinrx2 » Sat Sep 14, 2013 8:48 pm

goingup wrote:Cool, ya....I wasn't talking about charging my ass full steam into Boulder or Lyons right now in some sort of attempt to pull people from drowning homes. I was implying once the flood waters subside and they need hands to pick up trash. :roll:


The website http://www.helpcoloradonow.org/ has been activated and is being published as place for the public to get information as a way to volunteer. The website http://www.crisiscleanup.org/ will be used as the tool to arrange teams to assist homeowners with cleanup and debris needs
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Re: Flooding Tragedy

Postby BrianWright » Sat Sep 14, 2013 10:44 pm

My thoughts are with everyone affected by the disaster. We here on the western slope are thinking about you!
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Re: Flooding Tragedy

Postby Wish I lived in CO » Wed Sep 18, 2013 12:14 pm

World Vision also includes the USA - yes, we are part of the world. They are deploying to Colorado tomorrow. Link for anyone wishing to donate:

http://blog.worldvision.org/disaster-relief/world-vision-to-deploy-relief-supplies-to-colorado-floods/
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