News Releases for Mississippi Flooding (DR-1983)

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Wednesday, July 6, 2011 - 00:00
Clinton, Miss. -- One fourth of all businesses that close because of a disaster never reopen, according to the Institute for Business and Home Safety. But businesses that have a disaster preparedness...
Tuesday, July 5, 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...
Tuesday, July 5, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- There are just six days left for Mississippi flood disaster survivors to register for disaster assistance. The last day for registration is July 11, 2011. Eligible homeowners,...
Thursday, June 30, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Mississippi this year has experienced the two extremes of disaster warning:Tornadoes touched down with little or no warning while Mississippi River flooding came with a lot of...
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- All of FEMA's Disaster Recovery Centers in Mississippi will be closed on Monday, the Fourth of July. They will reopen for assistance from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday. The Monroe County...
Thursday, June 23, 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, June 23, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Federal assistance approved for people in 14 Mississippi counties that were declared a major disaster area by the president following the historic flooding of the Mississippi River...
Wednesday, June 22, 2011 - 00:00
Clinton, Miss. -- With the tornadoes and flooding of April and May still fresh in peoples’ minds, now is a good time for you and your family to prepare for the next disaster, whatever that may be. If...
Tuesday, June 21, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- FEMA will have a mitigation specialist on hand Saturday in Jackson at the Mississippi Farmer's Market to provide information about the best ways to recover from the recent tornadoes...
Thursday, June 16, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- The Disaster Recovery Center in Claiborne County will close at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, but survivors of the Mississippi River flooding still can get help. Those who already...
Thursday, June 16, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- As Mississippians return to their water-damaged homes, they come face to face with a new threat -- mold. Mold can cause serious, long-term health problems. Recovery specialists urge...
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- If you have insurance and you suffered damage from April's storms and tornadoes or May's flooding, can you still register with FEMA? Absolutely! While neither FEMA nor the U. S....
Tuesday, June 14, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- If information is power, why not give dad a powerful tool for Father’s Day that could really save lives: a weather radio? A National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Weather...
Monday, June 13, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Take extra precautions when returning to flood-damaged homes, apartments or businesses, Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and federal disaster officials urged today. “The...
Saturday, June 11, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Under the National Flood Insurance Program, Mississippians who bought flood insurance that was in effect at least 30 days before the flooding began, may qualify for the Increased...
Saturday, June 11, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss –  The deadline for Mississippi flood disaster survivors to register for federal disaster assistance is July 11, 2011. Homeowners, renters and business owners who suffered losses in the...
Saturday, June 11, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- When the upheaval of recent disasters creates legal issues for a survivor, the Mississippi Bar Young Lawyers Division can provide free legal assistance. Anyone affected by the...
Saturday, June 11, 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, June 10, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Thousands of volunteers who started working at the beginning of the April storms are still active today, helping hard-hit individuals and families continue to put their lives back...
Friday, June 10, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Federal assistance approved for people in 14 Mississippi counties that were declared a major disaster area by the president following the historic flooding of the Mississippi River...

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