News, Media & Events: Michigan


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The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Grant Programs Directorate (GPD) invites all potential HSGP applicants and sub-applicants (inclusive of the State Homeland Security Program, Urban Area Security Initiative, and Operation Stonegarden) to participate in one of the upcoming technical assistance webinars regarding the fiscal year (FY) 2023 HSGP. The FY 2023 HSGP will provide $1.12 billion in funding support to state, local, and territorial governments for security-related activities to prevent, prepare for, protect against, and respond to terrorist attacks.

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A few inches of water in a 1,000-square foot home could cost more than $10,000 in repairs and replacement of personal possessions. Homeowner’s insurance doesn’t cover most floods. Learn more about flood insurance.

Press Releases and Fact Sheets

Severe winter weather is expected to impact communities nationwide, with the potential to create hazardous conditions across the country. The worst impacts are expected in eastern Wisconsin, Michigan, northern Indiana, northeast Illinois and northern Ohio, including limited accessibility and travel due to snow covered roads, as well as power outages and wind chills well below zero.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | December 22, 2022
The Field Leadership Directorate, within the Office of Response and Recovery at FEMA, is searching for experienced disaster management leaders for the launch of a new National Incident Management Assistance Team (IMAT) focused on Homeland Security Incidents. This team will be tasked with responding to incidents that fall outside of the authorities of the Stafford Act but require a coordinated federal or DHS response.
illustration of page of paper Fact Sheets | January 10, 2023
FEMA has released $248,625 for a Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) Congressional Community Project to reduce street flooding and maintain emergency access for residents near Lake St. Clair. The new storm water pump station located at the corner of Jefferson Avenue and Masonic Boulevard will include the replacement of sidewalks and pavement and a new storm conveyance system designed to prevent flooding to nearby roadways.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | September 29, 2022