More Than $30.6 Million Approved For Michigan Disaster Aid

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Release date: 
July 26, 2004
Release Number: 
1527-027

EAST LANSING, Mich. - Since a major disaster declaration for Michigan was announced on June 30, more than $30.1 million in grants and $532,900 in U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) low-interest loans have already been approved to help homeowners, renters and businesses recover from the severe storms, tornadoes and floods of May 20-24.

Individual assistance dollars approved by county at COB 7/25 are listed below:

COUNTY APPLICATIONS DOLLARS
APPROVED
Barry 76 $108,586
Berrien 124 $58,385
Cass 25 $4,817
Eaton 54 $29,093
Genesee 557 $208,544
Gladwin 9 $14,872
Ingham 300 $210,825
Ionia 11 $9,104
Jackson 124 $34,989
Kent 91 $57,105
Livingston 23 $28,207
Macomb 869 $566,610
Mecosta 6 $5,936
Muskegon 11 $7,255
Oakland 1,945 $1,120,861
Ottawa 18 $33,831
Saginaw 36 $29,038
Sanilac 32 $48,252
Shiawassee 46 $35,103
St. Clair 359 $594,197
St. Joseph 11 $7,461
Washtenaw 30 $11,062
Wayne 65,040 $26,897,970

The FEMA Helpline (1-800-621-3362) has received more than 116,450 inquiries regarding application status or information about disaster recovery programs and services. More than 1,700 people have visited Disaster Recovery Centers in Wayne, Berrien, Kent and Macomb Counties with similar inquiries.

Individuals may apply for disaster assistance by calling FEMA's toll-free registration line at 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or TTY: 1-800-462-7585. Phone lines are open Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

On March 1, 2003, FEMA became part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. FEMA's continuing mission within the new department is to lead the effort to prepare the nation for all hazards and effectively manage federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident. FEMA also initiates proactive mitigation activities, trains first responders and manages the National Flood Insurance Program and the U.S. Fire Administration.

Last Updated: 
July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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