Disaster Relief

Officials Urge Residents To Register With FEMA To Get Funds For Flood DamageAdrianne Laneave from the U.S. Small Business Administration spoke live in studio with WWJ Newsradio 950 and said that no matter the extent of the damage, applicants could receive funding.
FEMA Registration Deadline Nears For Residents Affected By Storms, FloodingNovember 24 is the last day that homeowners, renters and businesses can apply for federal disaster assistance.
Local Disaster Relief Company Heads To Tornado Damaged Moore, OklahomaProviding help for those in Oklahoma. That's the goal of one non-profit from here in metro Detroit.
How To Help Oklahoma Tornado VictimsLearn more about some of the agencies that are providing aid to victims of the tornado that hit Oklahoma.
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Birmingham Restoration Firm, Belfor Sends Aid To Sandy VictimsA week after Superstorm Sandy ravaged the east coast, the world's largest property restoration company Belfor, based in Birmingham Mich., is hauling truckloads of supplies from Metro Detroit into the disaster zone.
Local Property Restoration Company Sends Help To East CoastThe largest property restoration company in the country, based right here in Metro Detroit, is playing a key role in Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts.
Opinion: Sandy Reminds Us Of The Need For FEMA And That Romney Would Shut It DownRomney was asked at a presidential debate whether FEMA should be shut down in light of the deficit. Romney replied that FEMA should "absolutely" be shut down. He was asked specifically if that included disaster relief. He replied that it was "immoral" to provide such relief in the face of "larger debts", emphasizing that "it makes no sense at all" to have such programs.
Opinion: As Hurricane Isaac Threatens The GOP Continues To PartyAs Hurricane Isaac threatens the Gulf again, we will see if Katrina and Isaac serve as bookends of GOP hostility to federal disaster relief. An odd stance for a party that claims to "choose life" while watching people die in natural disasters rather than provide an adequate response.
Help Pours In After Dexter DisasterThe Salvation Army is one of many organizations helping out in the wake of Thursday's tornado.
Volunteers Head South To Help Tornado VictimsA group of local Red Cross volunteers is headed to Louisville, Kentucky, to help residents there recover from the recent tornado.
Red Cross Volunteers Prep For Hurricane Relief Four Red Cross volunteers and two emergency response vehicles have been sent to Virginia from the Metro Detroit area ahead of Hurricane Irene.