The action makes available federal funding to those affected in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties.
Representatives of FEMA continue their work on the ground in Metro Detroit, assessing the damage done from last month’s record rainfall and flooding.
The Meals on Wheels program allows seniors to remain in their homes and live with dignity while receiving regular, nutritious meals.
Metro Detroiters were hit with a burst of rain and gusty winds – just weeks after severe flooding hit the area.
Six teams will be covering Macomb, Oakland and Wayne Counties to assess and validate damages and disaster impacts against federal assistance eligibility criteria.
Many employees worked from home or other sites during the cleanup. Heavy rains on Aug. 11 caused flooding across the Detroit area.
The faith-based community has stepped up to help flood victims in the city of Warren.
“We’re tying to put as many agencies together at the same place at the same time. It’s a one-stop shop.”
Combined sewers and retention basins in some communities in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties overflowed due to the Aug. 11 storm.
The Michigan Community Service Commission and American Red Cross are looking for volunteers to help homeowners remove debris and gut basements and salvage belongings.