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Winter Awareness week is November 2-8, 2014
 
At some point, it will snow and temperatures will drop below zero. There will be ice on the roads. High winds will raise the risk of being outdoors from hazardous to life-threatening. Are You Ready For Winter?
Below are some documents to help keep you and your family safe this winter.
 

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FEMA REGISTRATION PERIOD EXTENDED TO
 DECEMBER 14, 2014. 
Residents can register at www.DisasterAssistance.gov or via a smart phone or Web-enabled device at www.fema.gov. Applicants may also call 800-621-3362. TTY users may call 800-462-7585. The toll-free telephone numbers will operate from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Applications need to be submitted by December 14, 2014. The Small Business Administration (SBA) has also extended their registration period until Monday, December 15, 2014.
Updated 11/19/2014

FEMA has established Disaster Assistance Sites in Oakland County as an option to report damage claims from the August 11, 2014 flood event.

 
The following locations will be available to Oakland County residents to report damages to FEMA and get information in addition to the 1-800-621-FEMA and the www.disasterassistance.gov website.
               Recovery Support Sites (RSS) - Open for a limited period of time and can quickly answer questions about disaster assistance programs:
             
City of Oak Park
14000 Oak Park Blvd.
Oak Park, MI. 48237
Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Monday, November 17th through Wednesday, November 19th,
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
 
Huntington Woods Library
26415 Scotia
Huntington Woods, MI.
Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
 
Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) - Offer full service registration, appeal process, on-site specialist to offer assistance, and other services:
Gerry Kulick Community Center
1201 Livernois Ave.
Ferndale, MI. 48220
Open - Monday through Saturday: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Closed: Sunday
 
 Mitigation Outreach Teams - Work with various building supply stores to educate people about a wide range of mitigation measures such as installing special valves to prevent sewer backups, elevating furnaces and appliances, and other like topics. The teams are scheduled to appear:
  
 November 4 through November 19, 2014
 Home Depot
 29801 Southfield Rd.
 Southfield, MI. 48076 
 Monday - Sunday: 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
 Thursday - Off
 
 November 5 through November 19, 2014
Home Depot
660 W. 12 Mile Rd. 
Madison Heights, MI. 48071 
Monday - Sunday: 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Thursday - Off
 
November 4 through November 19, 2014
Lowes
28650 Telegraph Rd.
Southfield, MI.
Monday - Sunday: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Thursday - Off
 
 

ICE - In Case of Emergency

Oakland County Homeland Security Division supports the "ICE" - In Case of Emergency Campaign.
Put "ICE" on your cell phone.  It could save your life.
 
 
 

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