Mississippi Severe Storms and Tornadoes (DR-1764)

Incident period: April 4, 2008
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 28, 2008

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

July 25, 2008
News Release
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Families and individuals in Hinds County, who suffered damage from the severe storms and tornadoes of April 4, have until Monday, July 28, to register for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). FEMA and MEMA officials also remind applicants that even if they have insurance, there are things insurance does not fully cover. While federal disaster aid does not cover insurance deductibles, if you were underinsured, it could help with items not covered by insurance.
July 21, 2008
News Release
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Families and individuals in Hinds County, who suffered damage from the severe storms and tornadoes of April 4, have one more week to register for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The deadline is Monday, July 28. FEMA and MEMA officials also remind applicants that even if they have insurance, there are things insurance does not fully cover. While federal disaster aid does not cover insurance deductibles, if you were underinsured, it could help with items not covered by insurance.
June 16, 2008
News Release
CLINTON, Miss. -- For individuals who experienced losses in recent tornadoes in Hinds County, there are two important steps to qualify for federal help:
June 10, 2008
News Release
CLINTON, Miss. -- The last day the FEMA/MEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Hinds County will be open is Thursday, June 12, 2008. The hours of operation through Thursday are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Residents of Hinds County who have suffered storm damage during the April 4 severe storms and tornadoes are encouraged to visit the center if they need assistance or information regarding their claim. Representatives from FEMA, the U.S. Small Business Administration, MEMA and voluntary agencies are available at the center.
June 10, 2008
News Release
CLINTON, Miss. -- In a continuing effort to provide information to those affected by the severe storms and tornadoes of April 4, the Federal Emergency Management Agency now provides an automated status update function to its registration phone line for those who have registered for assistance.
June 9, 2008
News Release
CLINTON, Miss. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency's Public Assistance program helps communities recover following a disaster by reimbursing governments and non-profit organizations for a percentage of costs for such things as emergency protective measures, debris removal or rebuilding and repairing infrastructure.

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How to Apply for Assistance

» Apply Online
» Call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) / 1-800-462-7585 (TTY)

» What is Disaster Assistance
» Individual Assistance
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Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Mississippi, FEMA-1764-DR (PDF 37KB)
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