Items Tagged with 'FEMA'


$14M to meet city’s floodwall conditions

Improvements would have positive impact on insurance requirements.

July 3, 2015
The Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, has released its draft report, Levee Analysis and Mapping Plan for the Grand River in the City of Grand Rapids, which provides the city with information on necessary improvements to meet the organization’s floodwall requirements. Read More

Feds brief region on Grand River flood funding

July 12, 2013
City, township and county officials from up to 16 counties — including Kent, Ottawa, Ionia, Allegan and Muskegon counties — will learn Friday how they can get federal funds to recover at least some of the costs they incurred from the damage their communities suffered when the Grand River overflowed in April. Read More

Kent County assesses flood damage for Gov. Snyder

April 26, 2013
When Kent County commissioners extended the county’s state-of-emergency status Thursday, they took that action to give county officials more time to assess the flood damage from the Grand River overflow. Read More