News Of FEMA Grant To Buyout Homes In Flood-Prone Area Met With Mixed EmotionsDearborn Heights Mayor announces a $2.8 million grant from FEMA to purchase and demolish 15 homes in a flood zone along Hanover Street, near Ecorse Creek.
FEMA Extends Emergency Declaration For Flint Into SummerGov. Snyder said Friday that federal supplies of bottled water, water filters, replacement cartridges and test kits will continue until Aug. 14.
Were Laws Broken In Flint's Water Crisis? Michigan Attorney General Launches Investigation"The situation in Flint is a human tragedy in which families are struggling with even the most basic parts of daily life."
Snyder Asks Obama For Emergency Declaration In Flint Water CrisisThe Attorney General's office is also investigating the water crisis to determine what, if any Michigan laws were violated.
Flint Mayor Welcomes National Guard Help, Says It's Not Enough"We also need federal assistance as we continue to cope with this man-made water disaster," said Mayor Karen Weaver.
Michigan National Guard, FEMA Help Flint Amid Water CrisisGov. Rick Snyder has activated the National Guard to help distribute bottled water and filters in Flint, as the city confronts a drinking water crisis.
FEMA Sends Liaisons To Assist Michigan Officials With Flint Water CrisisDirector of Public Affairs for FEMA Rafael Lemaitre said on Twitter that the organization will provide technical assistance to the Michigan Emergency Operations Center.
Flood Aid In Detroit Area Totals $246 MillionFederal assistance for Detroit-area residents who suffered property damage during severe August flooding has totaled $246 million following the application deadline.
Final Week For Flood Victims To Apply For Aid From FEMADisaster survivors in Southeast Michigan have until Sunday, Dec. 14 to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
FEMA Extends Deadline For Michigan Homeowners Affected By Floods To Apply For Help"We're only a week away from the original deadline — there's still 700 requests coming in a day."
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.