Mississippi Hurricane Ivan (DR-1550)

Incident period: September 13, 2004 to September 20, 2004
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 15, 2004

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

October 5, 2004
News Release
GAUTIER, Miss. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) report that more than $4 million in disaster assistance has been sent to hurricane victims.
October 4, 2004
News Release
GAUTIER, Miss. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management (FEMA) and the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) announce the closing schedule for the three remaining Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) currently open. Thus far, more than 3,800 people have visited DRCs that were open throughout the affected areas. Those who would like to visit a DRC for disaster information may go to any one of the open centers listed below until the closing date. Hours are from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
October 4, 2004
News Release
GAUTIER, Miss. -- Many Mississippi victims of Hurricane Ivan have called the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) at 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or (TTY) 1-800-462-7585 to register for disaster assistance and, afterwards, received a loan application from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Recovery officials are urging everyone who has received such an application to take time to fill it out and return it promptly.
September 30, 2004
News Release
GAUTIER, Miss. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) want to remind hurricane Ivan victims that low-interest loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are available for residents and businesses in Clarke, George, Greene, Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, Lauderdale, Perry, Stone and Wayne Counties.
September 30, 2004
News Release
GAUTIER, Miss. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management (FEMA) and the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) announce the closing of the Lauderdale County Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at the Meridian Training Center, 1180 Sandflat Rd. in Meridian. The center has successfully served more than 190 visitors and will close on Saturday, October 2 at 6 p.m. Those who would like to visit a DRC for disaster information may go to any one of the open centers listed below.
September 29, 2004
News Release
GAUTIER, Miss. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management (FEMA) and the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) announce the opening of an additional Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Harrison County to assist those who suffered losses and damages as a direct result of Hurricane Ivan.

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