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Residents can register at www.DisasterAssistance.gov or via a smart phone or Web-enabled device at m.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. EDT seven days a week until further notice.
Updated 10/20/2014

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:
    Troy Community Center
 3179 Livernois
 Troy, MI. 48083
 October 17 - 22, 2014
Hours: October 17th - 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m Rm. #302
             October 18th - 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Rm. #302
             October 19th - 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Rm. #301
             October 20th - 9:45 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Rm. #301
             October 21st - 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Rm. #301
             October 22nd - 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Rm. #301 
 
City of Oak Park
Council Chambers
1400 Oak Park Blvd.
Oak Park, MI. 48237
October 20 - 23, 2014
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
 
Jewish Community Center of Metro Detroit
15110 West Ten Mile Road
Oak Park, MI. 48237
Sunday - Thursday 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday - 11:00 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:
 October 22 through November 4, 2014
 Lowes 
 434 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
 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
 
 October 19 through November 3, 2014
Home Depot
 1177 Coolidge Hwy.
 Troy, MI.
 Monday - Sunday: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 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
 
 

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Winter Spotter Training
  
Oakland County Homeland Security is hosting a National Weather Service (NWS) Winter Spotter Training class on Saturday, October 18, 2014 from 10:00 AM – Noon, at the Executive Office Building Conference Center, Bldg 41 West, 2100 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford MI 48328 
 
 
Every year, winter returns to Michigan and produces winter storms, blizzards, ice storms and periods of extremely cold temperatures and dangerous wind chills.  Extreme winter weather disrupts transportation, commerce, education and it can be life threatening.  The Winter Spotter Training class is free to anyone interested in learning more about winter weather and winter safety. Know what to look for, what type of information to report and tips on how to stay safe and protect yourself and others.  Help keep your community safe by providing timely and accurate reports to the National Weather Service and local public safety agencies. 
 
To register, call Oakland County Homeland Security Division at (248) 858-5300.
 

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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