Mississippi Severe Winter Storms, Ice and Freezing Rain (DR-1265)
Incident period: December 23, 1998 to December 26, 1998
Major Disaster Declaration declared on January 25, 1999
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January 25, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal disaster funds have been made available to supplement state and local recovery efforts for communities in central and northern Mississippi damaged by last month's Christmas storm, according to the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).