Mississippi Tropical Storm Allison (DR-1382)
Incident period: June 6, 2001 to June 13, 2001
Major Disaster Declaration declared on June 21, 2001
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
July 6, 2001
Biloxi, MS -- In the aftermath of recent flooding from Tropical Storm Allison, plus the continuous threat of flooding during the hurricane season, disaster officials are reminding residents that they may purchase flood insurance coverage through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), a part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
July 4, 2001
Biloxi, MS -- Three FEMA/MEMA damage inspection teams are working cooperatively in the field to assist local governments and agencies in Harrison, Hancock, Jackson, George and Pear River counties prepare documentation necessary to receive federal and state funds that will enable these counties to restore and repair damages caused by Tropical Storm Allison.
June 26, 2001
Biloxi, MS -- The next step in the process of local governments applying for disaster assistance will begin on Wednesday with a briefing for local officials. Communities in the five counties of George, Jackson, Harrison, Hancock and Pearl River will be briefed on eligible damages and the funding process. The Applicant Briefing will be held at 1:30 p.m., June 27, in the auditorium of the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources, 1141 Bayview Avenue in Biloxi.
June 21, 2001
Washington, DC -- Federal disaster funds have been made available for Mississippi to help communities in the counties of George, Hancock, Harrison, Jackson and Pearl River recover from the effects of Tropical Storm Allison, according to the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).