CLINTON, Miss. -- Today is the last day for survivors of the April 23-24 Mississippi tornadoes and severe storms to register for state and federal assistance. People in eight disaster-affected counties can register by calling 800-621-FEMA (3362) or TTY 800-462-7585 for the speech and hearing impaired. Phone lines are open daily from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., and help is available in all languages. Online registrations can be submitted to www.disasterassistance.gov.
CLINTON, Miss. -- Survivors of the April 23-24 Mississippi tornadoes and severe storms have only a few days left to register for state and federal assistance. Monday, June 28, is the final day applications will be accepted. "This is your last chance to seek federal help for April’s storms," said State Coordinating Officer Mike Womack. "Don’t just wonder if you’re eligible. Register to find out for sure."
CLINTON, Miss. -- Survivors of the April 23-24 Mississippi tornadoes and severe storms have just one week left to register for state and federal assistance. June 28 is the final day to apply. People in eight disaster-affected counties can register by calling 800-621-FEMA (3362) or TTY 800-462-7585 for the speech and hearing impaired. Phone lines are open daily from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., and help is available in all languages.
Individual Assistance - Dollars ApprovedIndividual Assistance Definitions
Individuals & Household Program (IHP): Provides money and services to people in Presidentially declared disaster areas.
Housing Assistance (HA): Provides assistance for disaster-related housing needs.
Other Needs Assistance (ONA): Provides assistance for other disaster-related needs, such as furnishings, transportation, and medical.
|Total Individual Assistance (IA) - Applications Approved:||Total Individual & Households Program - Dollars Approved*||Total Housing Assistance - Dollars Approved*||Total Other Needs Assistance - Dollars Approved*|
Public Assistance - Dollars ApprovedPublic Assistance Definitions
Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President
Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President
Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards
*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.
*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.
|Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated*||Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated*||Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*|
- Mississippi Office of the Governor
- Mississippi Emergency Management Agency
- Dam Failure
- National Flood Insurance Program
Preliminary Damage Assessment
- Mississippi, FEMA-1906-DR (PDF 20KB)