Federal Aid Programs for the State of Michigan Declaration
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's disaster declaration issued for the State of Michigan.
Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:English
President Declares Disaster for Michigan
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Michigan to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by flooding during the period of April 16 to May 14, 2013.English
Two Disaster Recovery Centers in Cook County to Close
AURORA, Ill. –Two Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Cook County will close at 6 p.m. Friday, June 21.
1486 Miner St. (next to the Des Plaines Theater)
Des Plaines, IL 60616
Forest View Fire Department
7010 W. 46th St.
Forest View, IL 60402English
Completed SBA Application Speeds Up Disaster Assistance
AURORA, Ill. – Illinoisans who received a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster loan application for disaster assistance are urged to complete and return it as soon as possible. Doing so will keep the door open for other types of assistance.
SBA disaster loan applications are sent to disaster survivors who may qualify for disaster aid as a result of the April 16 to May 5 severe weather.English
FEMA Region IV Designated StormReady
ATLANTA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Region IV office in Atlanta became the first FEMA office to earn the National Weather Service’s StormReady designation.
Forecasters from the weather service presented the designation to FEMA Region IV Administrator Phil May Monday during the Regional Interagency Steering Committee meeting with the region’s eight state emergency management agencies and federal response partners.English