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Mississippi Tropical Storm Isidore (DR-1436)

Incident period: September 23, 2002 to October 06, 2002
Major Disaster Declaration declared on October 01, 2002

News

October 17, 2002 - News Release

Gulfport, MS -- The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Hancock County near Stennis Airport will move to another location on Monday, Oct. 21, federal and state disaster recovery officials announced today. The new location will be the parking lot of the Kmart store at the intersection of Highways 90 and 603 in Waveland. The DRC will operate out of a mobile operations vehicle provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and Mississippi Emergency Management Agency. Operating hours will be 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

October 17, 2002 - News Release

Gulfport, MS -- Jackson County residents have until Sunday afternoon to visit the Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Pascagoula, federal and state disaster recovery officials announced today. That DRC will close at 4 p.m. on Sunday. "The Harrison County Disaster Recovery Center in Gulfport will continue to operate at its current location," said Leon Shaifer, Mississippi State Coordinating Officer. That DRC is at the Gaston Hewes Recreation Center at 2608 17th Street and will operate from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

October 15, 2002 - News Release

Gulfport, MS -- If your home or business was damaged in Mississippi's recent tropical storm and resultant flooding, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recommend that you take steps in rebuilding to minimize the harm that could come in a future flood.

Financial Assistance

If and when individual assistance money is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every 24 hours.

Public Assistance - Dollars Approved

Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards

*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.

*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.

Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated* Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated* Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*
Total Amount $6,719,649.01 $999,661.03 $5,784,955.93
Last Updated: Friday, April 29, 2016 - 06:27 (Updated daily)

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