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

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Monday, June 6, 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...
Saturday, June 4, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Mississippi disaster aid recipients don't have to worry that their federal grants might cause them to lose Social Security or disability benefits, pay additional taxes, or reduce...
Friday, June 3, 2011 - 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...
Friday, June 3, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Survivors of Mississippi's April storms and tornadoes can keep their disaster assistance applications on track by keeping their insurance companies on track. When a disaster...
Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- To help entire communities recover from the twin disasters in Mississippi, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency are working to...
Tuesday, May 31, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- The Disaster Recovery Center in Jackson will close at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31, but tornado and storm survivors still can get help. Those who already have registered with FEMA can...
Saturday, May 28, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Many survivors of recent floods, tornadoes and storms have been forced to relocate and are now living in counties that were not included in the federal disaster declarations.? But...
Saturday, May 28, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- As Mississippians prepare to observe the one-month anniversary of the historic tornadoes, severe storms and flooding that took place April 15-28, federal and state disaster...
Friday, May 27, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Disaster Recovery Centers in Mathiston and Winona will close at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 28, but tornado and storm survivors can continue to get help. Individuals can visit other...
Thursday, May 26, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Mississippians in the 40 counties declared as major disaster areas either for the spring tornadoes or Mississippi River flooding may be eligible for various forms of federal tax...
Thursday, May 26, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. –Mississippi government agencies and certain nonprofit organizations damaged by the April storms and tornados have just a few days remaining to file their official requests for federal...
Thursday, May 26, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- The deadline for residents to register for federal disaster assistance for survivors of the April 15-28 tornadoes and storms is Tuesday, June 28, 2011. “We want all Mississippi...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- The National Flood Insurance Program is a real asset for Americans living near the mighty Mississippi River as it crests to a record-level.   Since the devastating floods of 1927...
Tuesday, May 24, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss -- Disaster Recovery Centers in Chickasaw, DeSoto and Tishomingo Counties will close at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25th, but flood, tornado and storm survivors can continue to register...
Tuesday, May 24, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Thirty-six Mississippi counties affected by the severe storms, flooding and tornadoes April 15-28 are now eligible for public assistance reimbursement through FEMA. Public...
Tuesday, May 24, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Did you know that you could lose the roof of your house in a tornado if your garage doors were the wrong kind? Rebuilding or repairing a home after a disaster can be a daunting task...
Monday, May 23, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Mississippians who live or work in 40 counties and became unemployed because of the floods, storms or tornadoes may qualify for disaster unemployment assistance. And now, the time...
Monday, May 23, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- One of the most important messages that state and federal officials would like to share with homeowners, renters and business owners in the Mississippi counties that are recovering...
Monday, May 23, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Disaster survivors applying for assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency have several ways to track their progress and get questions answered. The disaster...
Sunday, May 22, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Everyone receives a letter from the Federal Emergency Management Agency after applying for disaster assistance. It explains where you are in the process and what to do next or how...

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