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Disaster Declaration Process

How are emergencies or disasters declared in the state of Michigan? The disaster declaration process follows a road map depending on the magnitude of the emergency or disaster.
Disaster Declaration Process
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The Michigan Critical Incident Management System (MI CIMS) is operated and maintained by the Michigan State Police, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division (MSP/EMHSD) for the use by its staff, state and local emergency management partners, and other authorized users. The MI CIMS is expected to be used for the purpose of managing, documenting or monitoring emergency responses and activities.

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Status of Current Emergencies

Michigan Severe Weather, Tornadoes, and Flooding- August 2023

A presidential disaster declaration has been granted to Michigan for the severe weather, tornadoes, and storms that effected multiple counties in August 2023. The declaration means that Michigan is now eligible for participation in the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) programming to provide relief for Michiganders impacted by this disaster.

Status of Current Emergencies