As we approach the one-year anniversary of the 2013 Colorado flooding, the Natural Hazards Center continues to collect resources related to the event and the ongoing recovery. Check out our Colorado Flood Website for a wealth of great information. Recent additions include:
The Colorado Flood of Sept 11, 2013: A Tour of Impact Areas—This film, commissioned by the Hazards Center, gives a visual representation of areas affected by the flood event and the magnitude of the event.
The Record Front Range and Eastern Colorado Floods of September 11–17, 2013— This report assesses the National Weather Service’s performance before and during the flooding and will guide future NWS education and flooding awareness efforts.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency Initial Response to the Colorado Flood—This report from the Department of Homeland Security Office of the Inspector General examines FEMA’s response to the floods and details the many aspects of the response.
Quick Response Reports from the Colorado Flood—These reports, funded by the Natural Hazards Center, pertain directly to the Colorado flooding and are part of a larger Center program that enables researchers to enter the field quickly to collect perishable data.
Differential Vulnerability and Environmental Justice: A Preliminary Report on the 2013 Boulder Floods—This group report is the result of a University of Colorado Environmental Justice course that examined vulnerability and social justice in the context of the record flooding.
And that’s not all. There’s numerous new media, maps, and links to recovery information from the affected communities. We add more information regularly, so be sure to check back often.