Michigan Severe Storms And Flooding (DR-1346)

Incident period: September 10, 2000 to September 11, 2000
Major Disaster Declaration declared on October 17, 2000

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

October 25, 2000
News Release
Lansing, MI -- Checks totaling more than $2,602,674 have been approved for survivors of storms and flooding in Wayne County. This amount includes $2,442,374 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for disaster housing and $160,300 from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) for low-interest loans.
October 24, 2000
News Release
Lansing, MI -- To further help individuals who have suffered storm and flood damage, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Michigan State Police/Emergency Management Division (MSP/EMD) are opening a second Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Dearborn at 10 a.m. Wednesday. Hours after Wednesday are 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. daily until further notice.
October 23, 2000
News Release
Lansing, MI -- To further help individuals who have suffered storm and flood damage, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Michigan State Police/Emergency Management Division (MSP/EMD) are opening a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Taylor at 10 a.m. Wednesday. Hours after Wednesday are 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. daily until further notice. The DRC is designed to meet the needs of individuals who have already applied for assistance under President Clinton's disaster declaration and may have further questions about assistance. Individuals may go to the DRC to:
October 17, 2000
News Release
Washington, DC -- Federal disaster funds were made available today for Michigan to help families and businesses in Wayne County recover from the effects of heavy rains that drenched the area early last month. FEMA Director James Lee Witt said President Clinton authorized the assistance under a major disaster declaration issued this afternoon because of damage to private property from severe storms and flooding that occurred September 10-11. Witt designated the county eligible for the aid immediately after the declaration.

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