Flood Information

Wayne County is currently conducting preliminary damage assessments with the State of Michigan and the Federal Government. If you experienced damage as a result of the storms on August 11 please follow the below steps:

– Contact your insurance company to file a claim
– File a claim with your local municipality
– Take pictures that capture the damage
– Save receipts documenting any expenses incurred

Upon completion of preliminary damage assessments, Wayne County will be in communication with each municipality that reports that their residents experienced damages.

For those that have experienced flooded basements and need assistance with removing debris to the curb for pickup, the Red Cross or other private aid agencies should be contacted. All financial burdens must be documented with the local emergency manager.

flood assistance information for residents:

call and leave your name and phone number with the Dearborn Heights Mayor’s Office at 313.791.3400, option 6 (flood claim form)

Wayne County Homeland Security & Emergency Management may be contacted at 313.596.2590, 313.596.1919 or 313.943.2042

There will be continuous pick ups and removal of flood damaged materials for Dearborn Heights residents the week of August 11-16, 2014. Residents should place items curbside. Waste Management will pick up the items. In addition, areas of Dearborn Heights heavily affected by this week’s floods, there will be additional waste removal services on Friday, August 15 and Saturday, August 16. All items will be removed. In  addition, the Southeast  Chapter of the American Red Cross is available to offer assistance and clean up supplies if needed.  For more information, contact the American Red Cross Southeast Michigan Disaster Services Department at 1-800-774-6066.
Respectfully,
Lisa Hicks-Clayton
Dearborn Heights City Council Member

313.633.1845

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