Michigan Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding (DR-1527)

Incident period: May 20, 2004 to June 8, 2004
Major Disaster Declaration declared on June 30, 2004

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

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. -- 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 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.

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