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In June 2021, southeast Michigan faced destructive flooding that impacted a large area of Detroit and surrounding communities. As a part of the recovery process, Long Term Recovery Groups (LTRGs) were formed, with assistance from Michigan State Police Emergency Management division, FEMA, and the Michigan Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters (VOAD).

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FEMA and its Ready Campaign urges everyone to add a New Year’s resolution to your list that includes at least one proactive way to keep you and your family safe from disasters and emergencies.

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FEMA Individual and Community Preparedness (Regions 5 and 10) are proud to present the first webinar in the series: Personal and Emotional Resiliency in the Face of Disasters on Wednesday, December 15th at 1pm CT/2pm ET. The webinar, “Healthy Gatherings: Navigating Stress and Anxiety During the Holidays” will focus on steps individuals can take to improve their mental health and personal resilience as the holidays approach.

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Region 5 is pleased to share that we have our first Regional Youth Preparedness Council hosted webinar on Wednesday, December 1st at 4pm CT/5pm ET.

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Since the beginning of the response to and recovery from the June 25-26 severe storms, flooding and tornadoes, FEMA and the State of Michigan have been committed to ensuring that all survivors have access to the programs and assistance the Agency and State offer.

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Join us for an Individual and Community Preparedness webinar about preparing youth for emergencies and disasters.

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CHICAGO – Sunday, March 14, marks an hour of lost sleep, but starts the long-awaited days of more sunlight ahead. Take the time this weekend to adjust your clocks and consider taking three key safety steps to protect against possible risks you and your family might face.

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Dr. Howard Kunreuther discusses how common human biases affect decision-making under uncertainty and how these biases result in people underpreparing for disasters.

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Daniel Homsey shares his tools empowering neighborhoods and shows how preparing neighbors to help themselves prepares the community.

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L. Vance Taylor shares the personal story of a shelter that failed to take into account the needs of people with access and functional needs, and how emergency managers can achieve better integrated planning.

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