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Washtenaw County Residents Affected by June 25–26 2021 Flooding May Apply for FEMA Assistance

The following was announced by FEMA on July 16, 2021:


Washtenaw County homeowners and renters with uninsured or underinsured home damage from the severe storms and flooding of June 25–26, 2021, may register for disaster assistance from FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov (or https://www.fema.gov/disaster/4607) or by calling 1.800.621.3362 (TTY: 800-462-7585). FEMA Helpline services are available seven days a week 7 a.m.–11 p.m. ET. Information is available in English and Spanish.


Please note: Individuals must still register with FEMA, even if they reported damage to local officials or spoke to a FEMA representative during the preliminary damage assessments in early July.


If you are having technical issues reaching FEMA, call FEMA's Internet Help Desk at 1.800.745.0243. They are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


For details on this declaration for disaster assistance, visit https://www.fema.gov/press-release/20210716/washtenaw-wayne-county-residents-register-fema-assistance-now


For more information about FEMA’s individual assistance programs, visit www.fema.gov/assistance/individual