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

July 15, 2004
News Release
EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Federal and State recovery officials announced the opening today of Disaster Recovery Centers in Kent and Macomb counties to serve homeowners, renters and business people who have already called to register for assistance.
July 14, 2004
News Release
EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Federal and state disaster officials announced a change in location of the Dearborn Heights Disaster Recovery Center as of today, Wednesday, July 14. The center is now located at the Fire Headquarters in the City of Dearborn Heights Building at 1999 N. Beech Daly and will continue to operate from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday until further notice.
July 14, 2004
News Release
EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Federal and state disaster officials announced a change in hours of operation for the toll-free FEMA registration number – 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or TTY 1-800-462-7585 for speech and hearing impaired. New FEMA phone line hours will be Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. These phone lines also serve as the FEMA Helpline.
July 13, 2004
News Release
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
News Release
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
News Release
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.

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