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The federal government is helping out Flint — in the form of 28,000 liters of bottled water

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Flint is distributing 28-thousand liters of bottled water — This from a donation made by the federal government.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency sent the water to Flint after the Michigan State Police learned that FEMA had a surplus of bottled water. The shipment was received on December 14. Continue reading

Don’t just prepare for back to school – prepare for floods and other disasters

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With Michigan’s weather it’s not uncommon to see flash flood warnings issued. September 30th is National Prepareathon Day, officials are using the day, and the lead up, to encourage families to create emergency plans.

According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, fewer than half of the nation’s households have a family emergency plan in case of a flood. Continue reading

Snyder applauds Obama for approving flood assistance for Metro Detroit

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Gov. Rick Snyder is applauding President Obama for approving financial assistance for people affected by massive flooding in and around Detroit.

Snyder says the August floods caused hundreds of millions of dollars in damage. He says the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) can now work with individual victims to determine how much money is available to them. Continue reading

Michigan congressional delegation to push FEMA for flood help

Gov. Rick Snyder (r) and Congressman Sander Levin (l) speak with flood victims in Warren on Monday.

Gov. Rick Snyder (r) and Congressman Sander Levin (l) speak with flood victims in Warren on Monday.

Members of Michigan’s congressional delegation say they will fight to get federal help for people affected by massive floods in and around Detroit.

Thousands of people in and around Detroit are still dealing with damage after massive floods last week.
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