President Signs Emergency Declaration for Michigan

Immediate federal aid authorized for flooding after visit to production plants in the state.

The floodwaters have forced about 11,000 people to evacuate their homes after “catastrophic dam failures” 140 miles north of Detroit. The town of Midland and the surrounding area are underwater, and the nearby river crested at 35 feet above its usual level. No injury or death has been reported, although homes and property have been severely damaged.

Many of the Midland residents are elderly, and this natural disaster on top of COVID-19 concerns has been difficult to endure. President Trump visited a production plant run by Ford late in the week and, seeing the devastation, signed an emergency declaration that allows FEMA and the Department of Homeland Security to immediately provide disaster relief efforts for the Midland flooding.

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For residents of Midland. May the Lord provide for their losses.
  • For President Trump as he guides his administration to address challenging circumstances across the country.
  • That the aid brought by FEMA and DHS would be effective for Michigan citizens.

Sources: AP


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