News Releases for Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding (DR-1916)

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Tuesday, June 22, 2010 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Survivors of the May 1-2 Mississippi storms and flooding have until July 13  to register for state and federal assistance. People in five disaster-affected counties can register by...
Monday, June 14, 2010 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- The deadlines to apply for federal disaster grants and low-interest loans are fast approaching for disaster survivors who live in 13 Mississippi counties, recovery officials said...
Monday, June 7, 2010 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- If you suffered income losses from the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that struck Alcorn, Benton, Lafayette, Tippah and Tishomingo counties on May 1-2, you have until June 16...
Saturday, June 5, 2010 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- In just five weeks, disaster assistance agencies have approved more than$4.6 million in aid for Mississippians affected by recent tornadoes, flooding and severe storms. The...
Friday, June 4, 2010 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- If you were impacted by the May flooding that struck parts of Alcorn, Benton, Lafayette, Tippah and Tishomingo counties, more than water may have invaded your home. Chances are high...
Tuesday, June 1, 2010 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Taxpaying survivors of spring storms in 13 Mississippi counties declared by the President as major disaster areas may receive speedier federal tax refunds, avoid penalties for late...
Tuesday, June 1, 2010 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Help is available at the Disaster Recovery Center in Corinth until Saturday, June 5. Those who still need person-to-person help with their applications for disaster assistance...
Tuesday, June 1, 2010 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Officials from the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today that disaster assistance approved following the May 1-2 storms and...
Friday, May 28, 2010 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Mississippians who are repairing or rebuilding after recent severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding are facing many choices – and opportunities – regarding how they put the pieces of...
Thursday, May 27, 2010 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Mitigation specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency are continuing to offer free rebuilding and disaster-resistance advice to Mississippi residents. Beginning Friday...
Monday, May 24, 2010 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency has amended the May 14 major disaster declaration following the May 1-2 storms, tornadoes and flooding in northern Mississippi to add...
Monday, May 24, 2010 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Disaster assistance applicants who received a U.S. Small Business Administration disaster loan application should fill it out - even if they do not want a loan. A completed loan...
Saturday, May 22, 2010 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- A group of young, eager volunteers is gaining a world of public-service experience as Mississippi recovers from the severe storms and tornadoes of April 23-24. The 18- to 25-year-...
Friday, May 21, 2010 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and Federal Emergency Management Agency will open Disaster Recovery Centers in Benton and Tishomingo counties Saturday. An existing...
Thursday, May 20, 2010 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- If you suffered income losses as well as property damage in the tornadoes,  storms and flooding on May 1-2, you may be eligible for Disaster Unemployment Assistance. This is a...
Tuesday, May 18, 2010 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- During the first few weeks following a disaster, survivors, still dazed by the trauma, may be easily misled by half-truths and rumors. Common misconceptions can slow  recovery and...
Monday, May 17, 2010 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- To speed the recovery from the May 1-2 storms, tornadoes and flooding, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and Federal Emergency Management Agency dispatched Mobile Disaster...
Sunday, May 16, 2010 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- One day after the president’s May 14 major disaster declaration, community relations teams fanned out across Alcorn, Benton, Lafayette, Tippah and Tishomingo counties to inform...
Saturday, May 15, 2010 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Less than 24 hours after the major disaster declaration for Mississippi, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and Federal Emergency Management Agency will open a Disaster...
Saturday, May 15, 2010 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Mississippians who suffered losses from the May 1-2 tornadoes and severe storms shouldn't wait to register for federal disaster assistance, even if they have insurance, according to...

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