FEMA Awards $300,000 Grant to Delaware County: Hazard Mitigation funds will be used to construct two tornado safe rooms
CHICAGO – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released an initial amount of $300,000 in Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funds to Delaware County, Ohio, for the construction of two community safe rooms at the Delaware State Park. Additional federal funding will be provided based on project completion. Following the completion, the community safe rooms will be made available to the citizens of Delaware County.Language English
WARREN, MI – The State of Michigan and FEMA report that the registration deadline for Michigan residents affected by last August’s severe storms and flooding is approaching.
November 24th is the last day that homeowners, renters and businesses can apply for federal disaster assistance. To date, more than 111,000 residents have registered with FEMA online at disasterassistance.gov or have called 800-621-3362. Hundreds more are registering every day.Language English
Warren, Mich. – Two State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers in Macomb and Oakland counties will transition to U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Centers (DLOC) on Thursday, Nov. 13.
The State/FEMA recovery centers will remain open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. until Wednesday, Nov. 12, before transitioning to DLOCs, which focus on funds needed for long-term rebuilding and recovery. Homeowners, renters and businesses will be able to talk individually with SBA representatives. Specialists from FEMA will also be available.
At these centers:Language English
DNREC’s next scrap tire recycling drop-off day set for Saturday, Nov. 8 at Delaware State Fairgrounds
CHICAGO – Cold temperatures, heavy snow, and treacherous ice storms are all risks of the impending winter season.
“Severe winter weather can be dangerous and even life-threatening for people who don't take the proper precautions,” said FEMA Region V acting administrator Janet Odeshoo. “Preparedness begins with knowing your risks, making a communications plan with your family and having an emergency supply kit with essentials such as water, food, flashlights and medications.”Language English
Warren, Mich. – Southeast Michigan homeowners and renters who lost personal property as a result of the August severe storms and flooding may be eligible for disaster-related assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and other agencies.
Renters who suffered damage to their apartment or leased/rented house are encouraged to contact FEMA.Language English