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Learn Disaster Risk Reduction Tips at Menards

Release Date Release Number
DR-4607-MI NR-016
Release Date:
August 13, 2021

CHICAGO - As southeast Michigan survivors clean and repair damage to their homes caused by the severe storms and flooding that occurred June 25-26, 2021, FEMA has teamed up with Menards home improvement stores in Livonia and Taylor to provide free information, tips and literature on making homes and businesses stronger and safer.

The FEMA Hazard Mitigation team will be at:

Livonia Menards 

12701 Middlebelt Rd

Livonia, MI  48150

Taylor Menards 

15525 Racho Rd.

Taylor, MI  48180  

From: Aug. 16, 2021 to Aug. 29, 2021

Hours: Mon. to Sat. 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. ET

Most of the information and the free publications provided are geared to do-it-yourself work and general contractors. Recovery topics covered include clean-up tips, flood insurance, elevating utilities and rebuilding flooded homes.

FEMA Hazard Mitigation specialists are also on hand at Disaster Recovery Centers to answer questions and offer floodproofing information, home improvement tips and proven methods to prevent and lessen damage from future disasters. To find the center closest to you, visit https://egateway.fema.gov/ESF6/DRCLocator,    Due to COVID-19, FEMA staff will practice social distancing and wear face masks while at the stores.

For more information about Michigan’s recovery, visit www.fema.gov/disaster/4607. FEMA assistance is currently available to residents in Washtenaw and Wayne counties. The deadline for individuals to apply for disaster assistance is Sept. 13, 2021.

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Disaster recovery assistance is available without regard to race, color, religion, nationality, sex, age, disability, English proficiency, or economic status. Reasonable accommodations, including translation and American Sign Language interpreters via Video Relay Service will be available to ensure effective communication with applicants with limited English proficiency, disabilities, and access and functional needs. If you or someone you know has been discriminated against, call FEMA toll-free at 800-621-3362 (including 711 or Video Relay). If you are deaf, hard of hearing or have a speech disability and use a TTY, call 800-462-7585.

FEMA’s mission is helping people before, during, and after disasters.

www.fema.gov/disaster/4607 https://twitter.com/femaregion5

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Last updated August 16, 2021