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

September 29, 2004
News Release
GAUTIER, Miss. -- Two weeks into the Hurricane Ivan disaster recovery, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) report that more than $2.6 million in disaster assistance has been sent to hurricane victims.
September 28, 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 mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Stone County to assist those who suffered losses and damages as a direct result of Hurricane Ivan. The Stone County DRC will be located at the Wiggins Fire Department, 140 North Magnolia Dr., Wiggins, Mississippi and will be open Thurs., Sept. 30 and Fri., Oct. 1 only. Hours are from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
September 26, 2004
News Release
GAUTIER, Miss. -- Residents living in any one of the 10 counties affected by Hurricane Ivan may need to have their homes or businesses inspected by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) or insurance companies FEMA inspectors are currently visiting homes in the counties of Clarke, George, Green, Hancock, Harrison, Lauderdale, Jackson, Perry, Stone and Wayne.
September 26, 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 mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Clarke County to assist those who suffered losses and damages as a direct result of Hurricane Ivan. The Clarke County DRC will be located at the Clarke County Multi-Purpose Building (parking lot), 101 Westwood Ave., Quitman, Mississippi and will be open Tues., Sept. 28 and Wed., Sept. 29 only. Hours are from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day.
September 24, 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 mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Greene County to assist those who suffered losses and damages as a direct result of Hurricane Ivan. The Greene County DRC will be located at the Greene Courthouse Parking Lot, 400 Main St., Leakesville, Mississippi and will be open Sun., Sept. 26 and Mon., Sept. 27 only. Hours are from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day.
September 22, 2004
News Release
GAUTIER, Miss. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) and voluntary agencies continue to help Mississippians recover from Hurricane Ivan. To date, more than $400,000 in disaster assistance has been sent to residents to meet their most basic disaster-recovery needs.

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