News Releases for Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Associated Flooding (DR-1972)

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Thursday, October 27, 2011 - 00:00
NOAA's National Weather Service ranks April 2011 as the most active tornado month on record with 750 tornadoes across the U.S. There were a reported 361 fatalities. The April 27 “Super Outbreak”...
Thursday, August 11, 2011 - 00:00
Clinton, Miss. -- Residents and communities in Mississippi are recovering from severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that struck the state this spring. The strong partnership between the Mississippi...
Wednesday, July 27, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Mississippi flood survivors are facing an important decision: How can I make sure I'm not flooded again? One of the most common methods is to elevate your home. "Elevation may be...
Tuesday, July 26, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Now is the best time to protect your home against future flooding say state and federal emergency management professionals. "Act now, while the impacts of the historic 2011 floods...
Monday, July 25, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency continue to offer free consultations with FEMA advisers at home improvement and hardware...
Thursday, July 21, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Some Mississippi disaster survivors may disagree with the Federal Emergency Management Agency's decision about what disaster assistance they can receive. Do not get discouraged if...
Tuesday, July 19, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- As Mississippians repair or rebuild their flood-damaged property, state and federal recovery officials have an important message: be sure you have a building permit. Property owners...
Monday, July 18, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Smithville residents can help decide the future of their town at a community open house from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 21 at the Monroe County Government Complex, 1619 Hwy. 25...
Thursday, July 14, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Federal and state assistance approved for people in 14 Mississippi counties that were declared a major disaster area by the president following the historic flooding of the...
Wednesday, July 13, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- The losses following Mississippi's April's storms and tornadoes or May's flooding may be magnified for the elderly. Seniors previously living on their own may find they have to...
Friday, July 8, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency continue to offer free consultations with FEMA advisers at home improvement and hardware...
Thursday, July 7, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Federal and state assistance approved for people in 29 Mississippi counties that were declared a major disaster area by the president because of devastating storms and tornadoes has...
Wednesday, July 6, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- A Housing Open House from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 9 in Amory, will bring together state government experts in safe rooms, home financing and insurance, along with builders,...
Thursday, June 30, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Federal assistance approved for people in 14 Mississippi counties designated in a major disaster declared by the president following the historic flooding of the Mississippi River...
Thursday, June 30, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- The Disaster Recovery Center in Monroe County will close at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 7. The Monroe County center is at the Government Complex Bldg., 1619 Highland Dr., Amory. Those who...
Thursday, June 30, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Federal assistance approved for people in 29 Mississippi counties designated in a major disaster declared by the president because of devastating storms and tornadoes has reached $...
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- The deadline for Mississippi flood survivors to register for federal disaster assistance from either FEMA or the U.S. Small Business Administration is July 11. Homeowners, renters...
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- "Operation Clean Sweep," the joint effort of the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and FEMA to remove tornado debris that posed an immediate threat to public health and safety...
Monday, June 27, 2011 - 00:00
Jackson, Miss -- Tuesday, June 28, is the last day Mississippians affected by the tornados, severe storms and flooding of April 15 -- 28 have to request federal assistance. Homeowners, renters and...
Friday, June 24, 2011 - 00:00
Jackson, Miss. -- There are only three days left before the Tuesday, June 28, deadline for registering for disaster assistance for residents affected by the tornados, severe storms and flooding of...

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