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

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Saturday, May 21, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Rebuilding in the aftermath of the April storms and tornadoes is not only about recovering from disaster, it's also about reducing future risks caused by high winds or tornadoes. "...
Friday, May 20, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -– In just 12 days more than $6.2 million in federal assistance has been approved for people in 40 Mississippi counties that were declared as two major disaster areas by the president...
Friday, May 20, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Disaster Recovery Centers in Clarke, Kemper, and Lafayette Counties will close at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 21st, but tornado and storm survivors can continue to register for...
Thursday, May 19, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- To help speed recovery, joint state and federal Disaster Recovery Centers offer a wide variety of assistance, information and services to survivors of Mississippi’s recent tornadoes...
Thursday, May 19, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Mississippi residents affected by the recent tornadoes and flooding are urged to be alert for and report potential fraud during recovery and rebuilding efforts. Those who suspect...
Thursday, May 19, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- State and federal help for the April tornado storm survivors is available ? but only if they apply for assistance.? It is not too late to apply for help. People suffering losses in...
Wednesday, May 18, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- State and federal Disaster Recovery Centers opened Monday in Cleveland in Bolivar County and in Belmont in Tishomingo County. The centers are open to help people whose homes or...
Tuesday, May 17, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. – Two Monroe County Disaster Recovery Centers in Smithville and on Hatley-Detroit Rd. in Amory have consolidated operations at a new location in Amory.  The centers are open to help...
Tuesday, May 17, 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. This program helps...
Monday, May 16, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Keep your disaster recovery on track by calling the Federal Emergency Management Agency Helpline at 800-621-FEMA. If you are registered with FEMA and have disaster-related questions...
Monday, May 16, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- State and federal disaster assistance payments are bringing needed financial help to homeowners, renters and business owners who suffered damages in the severe tornadoes, storms and...
Sunday, May 15, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and federal disaster officials urge people to take extra precautions when returning to flood-damaged homes, apartments or businesses. “The...
Sunday, May 15, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss -- Disaster Recovery Centers – one in Hinds County and one in Greene County - will close at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17, but tornado and storm survivors can continue to register for...
Saturday, May 14, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- A state and federal Disaster Recovery Center is open until Sunday evening in Corinth in Alcorn County.  The centers are open to help people whose homes or businesses were affected...
Saturday, May 14, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- More than $5 million in federal disaster aid has been approved to help people recover from losses caused by severe April storms, tornadoes and flooding across Mississippi that...
Saturday, May 14, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- State and federal Disaster Recovery Centers opened Saturday in Southhaven in DeSoto County and in Winona in Montgomery County, bringing the total number of centers to 15.  The...
Friday, May 13, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- For many Mississippians recovering from the tornadoes and related flooding from April 15 - 28, a completed U.S. Small Business Administration disaster loan application is as...
Thursday, May 12, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and Federal Emergency Management Agency officials urge residents and businesses recovering from the April 15 and April 26-27 severe storms...
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- In an effort to help people recover from the April 15-28 tornadoes and storms that struck Mississippi, community relations specialists from the Mississippi Emergency Management...
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- A state and federal Disaster Recovery Center opened Thursday in the city of Pheba in Clay County, bringing the total number of centers to 10. These centers are open to help people...

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