As southeast Michigan survivors clean and repair damage to their homes caused by the severe storms and flooding that occurred June 25-26, 2021, FEMA has teamed up with Menards home improvement stores in Bloomfield Hills and Warren to provide free information, tips, and literature on making homes and businesses stronger and safer.
The FEMA Hazard Mitigation team will be at:
Menards 1901 S. Telegraph Rd. Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48302 Now to Oct. 28 Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Menards 32501 Van Dyke Ave.Warren, Michigan 48093 Oct. 29 to Nov. 11 Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Most of the information and the free publications provided are geared to do-it-yourself work and general contractors. Recovery topics covered include clean-up tips, flood insurance, elevating utilities, and rebuilding flooded homes.
Due to COVID-19, FEMA staff will practice social distancing and wear face masks while at the stores.
FEMA Hazard Mitigation specialists are also on hand at Disaster Recovery Centers to answer questions and offer floodproofing information, home improvement tips, and proven methods to prevent and lessen damage from future disasters.
For more information about Michigan’s recovery, visit fema.gov/disaster/4607. FEMA assistance is currently available to residents in Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw, and Wayne counties. The deadline for individuals to apply for disaster assistance is Nov. 12, 2021.
Disaster recovery assistance is available without regard to race, color, religion, nationality, sex, age, disability, English proficiency, or economic status. Reasonable accommodations, including translation and American Sign Language interpreters via Video Relay Service, will be available to ensure effective communication with applicants with limited.
English proficiency, disabilities, and access and functional needs. If you or someone you know has been discriminated against, call FEMA toll-free at 800-621-3362 (including 711 or Video Relay). If you are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability and use a TTY, call 800-462-7585.
FEMA’s mission is helping people before, during, and after disasters.