News Releases for Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding (DR-1906)

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Tuesday, May 11, 2010 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- State and federal disaster recovery officials urge people in the Mississippi counties declared as major disaster areas to be practical, pro-active and realistic as they begin...
Tuesday, May 11, 2010 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- To assure a satisfactory recovery, Mississippi survivors of the recent storms and tornadoes should stay in touch with disaster assistance staff. The toll-free FEMA registration...
Monday, May 10, 2010 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Mississippians who suffered losses from the April 23-24 tornadoes and received a loan application from the U.S. Small Business Administration are urged to complete and return the...
Sunday, May 9, 2010 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Mississippians affected by the severe tornadoes of April 23 and 24 are urged to be alert for potential fraud as recovery and rebuilding efforts move forward. If fraudulent activity...
Sunday, May 9, 2010 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- A Disaster Recovery Center operated by the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency will open in Monroe County Monday, May 10, to assist...
Saturday, May 8, 2010 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- The Disaster Recovery Center in Lexington will close Sunday as traffic to the location has significantly slowed, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and Federal Emergency...
Saturday, May 8, 2010 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- More than $1 million in federal disaster aid, including housing assistance, has been approved in the last 10 days to help people recover from losses caused by severe storms and...
Friday, May 7, 2010 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Inspectors contracted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency are contacting Mississippi disaster assistance applicants who sustained damage from tornadoes, storms and flooding...
Friday, May 7, 2010 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- State and federal help for tornado storm survivors is available – but only if they apply for assistance. People suffering losses in eight Mississippi counties designated as disaster...
Tuesday, May 4, 2010 - 00:00
JACKSON, Miss. -- Six Disaster Recovery Centers set up by the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency are now open in the state's tornado-affected counties...
Monday, May 3, 2010 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Two additional counties have been designated for Individual Assistance and five for all categories of Public Assistance as part of Mississippi's federal disaster declaration,...
Monday, May 3, 2010 - 00:00
Community Relations specialists from the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and Federal Emergency Management Agency are partnering with local officials to reach out to survivors affected by the...
Monday, May 3, 2010 - 00:00
JACKSON, Miss. -- A Disaster Recovery Center operated by the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is open in Yazoo County for those affected by...
Monday, May 3, 2010 - 00:00
JACKSON, Miss. -- Tornado survivors in Oktibbeha County are now eligible to apply for Individual Assistance from the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management...
Monday, May 3, 2010 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- A Disaster Recovery Center operated by the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is open in Choctaw County for those affected by...
Monday, May 3, 2010 - 00:00
JACKSON, Miss. -- A Disaster Recovery Center operated by the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is open in Holmes County for those affected by...
Thursday, April 29, 2010 - 00:00
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama’s major disaster declaration issued for Mississippi. Assistance...
Thursday, April 29, 2010 - 00:00
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Mississippi...

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