Lansing, MI -- In less than three weeks since President Clinton issued a major disaster declaration for Michigan, more than $10 million in grants have been approved for more than 65 percent of the 5,785 applicants in southwestern Wayne County and Oakland County, state and federal disaster officials announced today.
Lansing, MI -- The joint Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Taylor and Dearborn will close at 7 p.m. Friday (Nov. 3), but additional assistance is still available, state and federal disaster officials announced today.
Lansing, MI -- As flood victims in Wayne County recover from the storms and flooding, more than $2.5 million has been paid by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in disaster assistance grants and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) in low-interest loans. Those who are ready to rebuild or repair are asking about how to prevent future flood losses. FEMA and the state of Michigan have prepared a series of hazard mitigation suggestions on what can be done to prevent or reduce future flood losses in the home.
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