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August 27, 2004
News Release
EAST LANSING, Mich. - More than $51 million in grants and low-interest loans has been approved for almost 34,000 disaster victims in less than two months since President Bush issued a disaster declaration in Michigan, state and federal disaster officials announced today.Almost 90,000 residents have already called to apply, but disaster officials are reminding victims who have not called that there are only a few more days left in the 60-day application period. The deadline to call and apply is 6 p.m. on Monday, August 30.
August 23, 2004
News Release
EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Disaster victims have just one week left to apply for disaster assistance if they suffered damage as result of the severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding, which struck southern and central Michigan from May 20 to June 8. The deadline to call and apply is 6 p.m. on Monday, August 30.
August 19, 2004
News Release
EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Although the joint Disaster Recovery Center at the Detroit City Airport will be closing tomorrow evening (7 p.m., August 20), a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) workshop will still be available for an additional week at the same location starting on Monday, August 23.
August 18, 2004
News Release
EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Disaster victims have only a few more days to visit the Disaster Recovery Center at the Detroit City Airport, which will close at 7 p.m. on Friday (August 20) and less than two weeks left to call and apply for assistance by the August 30 deadline if they suffered damage as result of the May 20 to June 8 severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding.
August 10, 2004
News Release
EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Federal and state officials announce the amendment of the incident period for Michigan’s severe storms, tornadoes and flooding to cover the period of May 20 – June 8, 2004. This includes the federally-declared counties of: Barry, Berrien, Cass, Eaton, Genesee, Gladwin, Ingham, Ionia, Jackson, Kent, Livingston, Macomb, Mecosta, Muskegon, Oakland, Ottawa, Saginaw, Sanilac, Shiawassee, St. Clair, St. Joseph, Washtenaw and Wayne.
August 10, 2004
Disaster Federal Register Notice
August 10, 2004
News Release
EAST LANSING, Mich. -- More than $36.4 million in grants and more than $4.4 million in U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) low-interest loans have been approved to help Michigan homeowners, renters and businesses recover from the severe storms, tornadoes and floods beginning May 20 through June 8. More than 84,100 people have applied for disaster assistance.
August 5, 2004
News Release
EAST LANSING, Mich. -- As the recovery from the May storms continues, state and federal disaster officials are encouraging Michigan residents to purchase flood insurance to guard against financial loss in future floods. “Flooding is the leading cause of property loss from natural disasters in this country,” said Marianne C. Jackson, federal coordinating officer for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), “and one of the best ways to protect your property is by purchasing insurance from the National Flood Insurance Program.”
August 4, 2004
News Release
EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Federal and state officials want to remind those affected by the severe weather of May 20-24 that the Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) operating in Dearborn Heights will close at 6 p.m. on Friday, August 6, 2004. The DRC is located in the Fire Department Headquarters at 1999 N. Beech Daly and will continue to serve those who need assistance from now until the closing on Friday. Hours are from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
August 3, 2004
News Release
EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Federal and state officials announced today that the Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) operating at the Detroit City Airport, 11499 Conner St. will close at 7 p.m. on Friday, August 20, 2004.

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