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

Incident period: April 23, 2010 to April 24, 2010
Major Disaster Declaration declared on April 29, 2010

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

May 3, 2010
News Release
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 Agency as they rebuild and recover from severe storms and tornadoes that struck the state in late April. For many, the first step to recovery is only a phone call or click away.
May 3, 2010
News Release
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 severe storms, flooding and tornadoes that struck April 23-April 24. The Disaster Recovery Center is set up at the Weir Gymnasium, 265 Marion Kelly Dr., Weir. The center is open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week until further notice.
May 3, 2010
News Release
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, according to officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. This announcement brings the total number of counties designated for Individual Assistance to seven with today's addition of Monroe and Union. Other counties previously designated for individual assistance are: Attala, Choctaw, Holmes, Warren and Yazoo.
May 3, 2010
News Release
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 severe storms, flooding and tornadoes that struck April 23-April 24. The Disaster Recovery Center is set up at the National Guard Armory, 2201 Gordon Ave., Yazoo City. The center is open every day from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. until further notice.
May 3, 2010
News Release
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 severe storms, flooding and tornadoes that struck April 23-April 24. The Disaster Recovery Center is set up at the Lexington Multi-purpose Center, 22521 Depot St. in Lexington. The center is open every day from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. until further notice.
May 3, 2010
News Release
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 April 23-24 severe storms, tornadoes and flooding. 

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How to Apply for Assistance

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» 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-1906-DR (PDF 20KB)
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