News Releases for Mississippi Severe Storms and Tornadoes (DR-1443)

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Friday, November 7, 2003 - 00:00
Atlanta, GA -- The tornadoes that ripped through the six Mississippi counties of Lowdnes, Oktibbeha, Clay, Monroe, Noxubee, Lafayette a year ago this week triggered federal assistance that now...
Wednesday, December 11, 2002 - 00:00
Columbus, MS -- Mississippians affected by November's tornadoes who have yet to apply for federal disaster assistance have one month before the deadline. January 13, 2003 is the last day to file...
Monday, December 9, 2002 - 00:00
Columbus, MS -- Mississippians affected by the November tornados can get disaster-related legal assistance through a cooperation between the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division of the...
Saturday, December 7, 2002 - 00:00
Columbus, MS -- One month after severe storms and tornadoes swept through six Mississippi counties in November, residents and business owners continue rebuilding their lives and helping one another...
Friday, December 6, 2002 - 00:00
Columbus, MS -- The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) operated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) will close at 6 p.m., Tuesday,...
Thursday, December 5, 2002 - 00:00
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Bush's major disaster declaration issued for Mississippi as a result of...
Thursday, December 5, 2002 - 00:00
Columbus, MS -- As the rebuilding effort goes on and on, the strain begins to show on those who were affected by the November tornadoes. Families find their old neighborhood is no longer the same,...
Wednesday, December 4, 2002 - 00:00
Columbus, MS -- Many residents of disaster-declared counties here in Mississippi have questions on whether the money they have already spent for tornado damage repairs is reimbursable as disaster...
Tuesday, December 3, 2002 - 00:00
Columbus, MS -- State and federal officials announced that the joint federal/state Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) opened to assist those affected by the severe storms and tornadoes in November, will...
Monday, December 2, 2002 - 00:00
Columbus, MS -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has various systems to identify people who try to take undue advantage of disaster assistance. Homes of applicants for disaster...
Monday, December 2, 2002 - 00:00
Columbus, MS -- Mississippi residents needing assistance in their recovery following the November tornadoes may seek crisis counseling, thanks to a grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency...
Friday, November 29, 2002 - 00:00
Columbus, MS -- State, federal, local and voluntary agencies are working in partnership to help Mississippi residents recover from the recent severe storms and tornadoes. Following is a summary of...
Wednesday, November 27, 2002 - 00:00
Columbus, MS -- If your home or business was damaged in the November 10 and 11 severe storms and tornadoes, state and federal recovery officials urge owners who are rebuilding to consider taking...
Wednesday, November 27, 2002 - 00:00
Columbus, MS -- As those affected by the recent tornadoes turn their energy and resources to cleaning up, repairing, and replacing their damaged property, it's important to keep in mind that people...
Tuesday, November 26, 2002 - 00:00
Columbus, MS -- Having a safe room built into your house can help you protect yourself and your family from injury or death caused by the dangerous forces of extreme winds. In the wake of the deadly...
Tuesday, November 26, 2002 - 00:00
Columbus, MS -- The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) operated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) will be closed Thanksgiving Day....
Sunday, November 24, 2002 - 00:00
Columbus, MS -- Anyone affected by the recent tornadoes can visit with state, federal, local and voluntary agencies at a mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) Tuesday, November 26, at New Life...
Saturday, November 23, 2002 - 00:00
Columbus, MS -- Anyone who has suffered losses or damages because of the November 10 and 11 severe storms and tornadoes will be able to visit with state, federal, local and voluntary agencies Monday...
Friday, November 22, 2002 - 00:00
Columbus, MS -- Federal disaster funds have been made available for Lafayette County to help local governments rebuild public-owned property damaged by the November 10 and 11 severe storms and...
Friday, November 22, 2002 - 00:00
Columbus, MS -- Anyone affected by the recent tornadoes can visit with state, federal, local and voluntary agencies at a mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) which will move to a new location during...

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