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July 13, 2004
EAST LANSING, Mich. -- If your home or business was damaged in the May 20-24 storms, floods and tornadoes and someone appears at your door claiming to be a representative of any federal or state disaster assistance program, ask for official identification.
July 10, 2004
EAST LANSING, Mich. -- In the first week of activity, $6,586,668 million in grants and loans has been approved to help home owners, renters and businesses recover from the severe storms, tornadoes and floods of May 20 - 24 in the19 Michigan counties declared disaster areas by President Bush June 30. Here is an update of action by state and federal emergency management teams as recovery efforts continue.
July 8, 2004
EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Federal and State recovery officials have announced the opening of a Disaster Recovery Center to serve homeowners, renters and business people who have already called to register for assistance. The center is located in the Dearborn Heights Police Station in the 20th District Court Building at 25637 Michigan Avenue in Wayne County. It will be open seven days a week, from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. until further notice. Additional centers will open in other areas soon.
July 1, 2004
» Federal Aid Programs For Michigan Disaster Recovery (Fact Sheet) WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that President Bush has ordered the release of federal disaster funds for Michigan to help families and businesses recover from the effects of recent severe storms.
June 30, 2004
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Bush's major disaster declaration issued for Michigan. Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required:
June 30, 2004
Disaster Federal Register Notice