Fact Sheets

Anywhere it rains, it can flood. With flood insurance, you’ll be protected in the event of flood damage, whether it’s an inch of water.

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Since 1996, flooding has affected 99% of U.S. counties, bringing significant damage and financial costs to homeowners and businesses.

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FEMA Individual Assistance helps disaster survivors begin recovery by providing grants for basic, critical needs. FEMA assistance is not a substitute for insurance, nor can it duplicate other sources of assistance.

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FEMA home inspectors are working in Eaton, Ingham, Ionia, Kent, Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland and Wayne counties to assist with disaster recovery efforts following last August’s severe storms, tornadoes and flooding.

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Houses of worship and other private nonprofit organizations impacted by the Maine severe storms and flooding from Dec. 17-21, 2023, may be eligible for FEMA assistance to help pay for emergency protective measures, debris removal and restoration of facilities damaged by the disaster.

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FEMA assistance is not taxable. Applying for disaster assistance will not affect other federal benefits you may receive.

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Within 10 days after registering, a FEMA Inspector will call you to schedule an appointment.

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West Virginia residents from Boone, Calhoun, Clay, Harrison, and Kanawha counties affected by the severe storms that happened Aug. 28-30, 2023, may be eligible for reimbursement for repairs they made to their homes.

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West Virginia residents should be aware that con artists and criminals may try to obtain money or steal personal information through fraud, scams, or identity theft.

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Renters in counties approved for Individual Assistance who had losses from the December 17-21 severe storm and flooding can apply for federal disaster assistance.

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