Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib’s Statement on Flooding in Wayne County

May 03, 2019

Press Release Banner - United States Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib  - Serving Michgan's 13th Congressional District

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) released the following in regard to the massive flooding that has occurred in several communities across the 13th Congressional District and Wayne County due to heavy rainfall this week. The flooding has prompted the Wayne County and the state of Michigan to declare emergencies to make additional resources available to municipalities and residents:

“I am grateful for the leadership of Governor Gretchen Whitmer and Wayne County Executive Warren Evans in declaring emergencies to ensure that our municipalities and residents get the resources they need following devastating flooding. I remain in constant contact with my colleagues on the local, state, and federal levels and am regularly receiving and giving updates on this situation. The 13th Congressional District Neighborhood Service Centers operated by my office are open to residents for any assistance, including documenting any damages and helping with every step of the process in making the whole after the floods. My office will continue to release information as we become of aware of it. I encourage residents to please document any and all flood damage and report it to their local municipality as soon as possible.”

Detroit Central Service Center
7700 Second Ave. Detroit, MI 48202 (4th Floor)
(313) 463-6220

Downriver Neighborhood Service Center:
10600 W. Jefferson Ave. River Rouge, MI 48218 (2nd Floor)

Detroit-East Neighborhood Service Center @ Eastside Community Network
4401 Conner Street, Detroit, MI 48215

Western Wayne Service Center at Inkster City Hall
26215 Trowbridge St, Inkster, MI 48141


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