News Releases for Mississippi Hurricane Gustav (DR-1794)

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Wednesday, December 31, 2008 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved a $2.5 million award to help the city of Waveland, Miss., recover from Hurricane Gustav. The award from FEMA's Public...
Monday, November 17, 2008 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Mississippi residents in the five disaster-declared counties - Adams, Hancock, Harrison, Washington and Wilkinson - who sustained damage during Hurricane Gustav's severe weather of...
Friday, November 7, 2008 - 00:00
LONG BEACH, Miss. -- Disaster aid for homeowners, renters, business owners, state and local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations affected by Hurricane Gustav reached $20,236,338...
Wednesday, November 5, 2008 - 00:00
LONG BEACH, Miss. -- Nov. 25, 2008, is the deadline to register for federal and state Hurricane Gustav disaster aid, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Mississippi Emergency...
Friday, October 31, 2008 - 00:00
LONG BEACH, Miss. -- Harrison County has been approved for a $1,053,506 federal grant to help pay the cost of removing and disposing of vegetative debris strewn by Hurricane Gustav along Harrison...
Tuesday, October 28, 2008 - 00:00
LONG BEACH, Miss. -- Mississippians, who suffered damages or losses from Hurricane Gustav and who are not eligible for a disaster loan from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), may be...
Tuesday, October 28, 2008 - 00:00
LONG BEACH, Miss. -- Residents in Adams, Hancock, Harrison, Washington and Wilkinson counties, who suffered damages or losses from Hurricane Gustav during the period of Aug. 28 to Sept. 8, 2008, have...
Monday, October 27, 2008 - 00:00
LONG BEACH, Miss. -- Hancock County - one of 22 Mississippi counties designated eligible to receive federal Public Assistance - has been approved for two federal grants totaling more than $4.3...
Friday, October 24, 2008 - 00:00
LONG BEACH, Miss. -- A total of $9,599,636 in Hurricane Gustav disaster grants has been approved for residents, business owners, local governments and private nonprofit organizations located in Adams...
Wednesday, October 22, 2008 - 00:00
LONG BEACH, Miss. -- Friday, Oct. 24, 2008, is the last day Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) in Hancock and Wilkinson counties will be open. The DRCs will close permanently at 6 p.m. on Friday....
Tuesday, October 21, 2008 - 00:00
LONG BEACH, Miss. -- Victims of Hurricane Gustav should report any additional damage they discover from the storm to the Federal Emergency Management Agency as soon as possible even if they have...
Tuesday, October 21, 2008 - 00:00
LONG BEACH, Miss. -- Residents and business owners in Adams, Hancock, Harrison, Washington and Wilkinson counties who were affected by Hurricane Gustav should not have to deal with adversity twice....
Friday, October 17, 2008 - 00:00
LONG BEACH, Miss. -- The last day Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) in Hancock and Wilkinson counties will be open is Friday, October 24, 2008. Residents of Adams, Hancock, Harrison, Washington and...
Friday, October 17, 2008 - 00:00
LONG BEACH, Miss. -- For individuals located in Adam, Hancock, Harrison, Washington and Wilkinson counties who experienced losses from Hurricane Gustav during the period Aug. 28 to Sept. 8, there are...
Thursday, October 16, 2008 - 00:00
LONG BEACH, Miss. -- Not knowing the flood risk for your home or business could cost you a lot of money. But there is a simple way to find out that risk: visit the Federal Emergency Management Agency...
Thursday, October 16, 2008 - 00:00
LONG BEACH, Miss. -- A disaster-information Helpline is available to residents of Adams, Hancock, Harrison, Washington and Wilkinson counties who suffered damage or losses from Hurricane Gustav and...
Thursday, October 16, 2008 - 00:00
Individuals and business owners who purchase flood insurance under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) might qualify for increased financial assistance to cover the cost of rebuilding or...
Tuesday, October 14, 2008 - 00:00
LONG BEACH, Miss. -- Saturday hours will be reduced in the four Hurricane Gustav Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) currently operating in Adams, Hancock, Washington and Wilkinson counties beginning...
Tuesday, October 14, 2008 - 00:00
LONG BEACH, Miss. -- Applicants for disaster aid who receive a denial letter declaring them ineligible for disaster assistance can follow a process to appeal decisions, according to officials of the...
Tuesday, October 14, 2008 - 00:00
LONG BEACH, Miss. -- Following Hurricane Gustav's severe weather and flooding, many residents who applied for disaster assistance found they were issued a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)...

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