News Releases for Mississippi Flooding (DR-1983)

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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...
Tuesday, July 26, 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...
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...
Monday, July 18, 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...
Friday, July 15, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Mississippi homes and businesses were not the only casualties of the great flood of 2011. Government entities face a massive -- and expensive -- workload. They were the first to...
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 Disaster Recovery Center in Yazoo County is closing at 7 p.m. July 19. The center is located in the Annie Ellis Elementary School, 1318 Grand Ave. in Yazoo City. Survivors of...
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...
Tuesday, July 12, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Children can be particularly vulnerable to the stressful effects of a disaster. "Children may suffer from anxiety because of disaster losses and the upheaval of family life," said...
Monday, July 11, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- The initial trauma from Mississippi's two spring disasters -- April's storms and tornadoes and May's flooding -- has passed, but the psychological after-effects can linger. "...
Friday, July 8, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Disaster survivors of this year's Mississippi River and backwater flooding who qualify for FEMA assistance may be required to purchase flood insurance on their property to protect...
Friday, July 8, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Monday, July 11, 2011, is the last day Mississippians affected by the flooding that occurred between May 3 and June 17 and who live in the 14 declared counties have to register for...
Thursday, July 7, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- FEMA mitigation specialists will be on hand at two festivals this weekend to provide information about ways to rebuild or remodel that can reduce the risk of damages from future...
Thursday, July 7, 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...
Thursday, July 7, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Disaster Recovery Centers in Bolivar, Tunica, Warren and Wilkinson Counties are closing, but help for survivors of Mississippi's May flooding still is available. The centers closing...

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