News Releases for Mississippi Flooding (DR-1983)

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Thursday, June 9, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- The public face of FEMA is a federal agency that can respond after a disaster to help state and local governments and individuals recover from the damage that occurred. But...
Thursday, June 9, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss -- Homeowners rebuilding after the spring storms and floods, or those planning for future emergencies, can receive valuable information from a Community Education and Outreach...
Wednesday, June 8, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Ninety percent of all natural disasters in the United States involve some degree of flooding. The risk of losing everything is greater from flooding than from fire. Flood insurance...
Wednesday, June 8, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- After registering with FEMA, disaster survivors receive a letter from FEMA concerning the status of their application. The letter is a starting point - not the final word - about...
Tuesday, June 7, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- In Mississippi according to the USDA, it is estimated that 300,000 acres of farmland, have been impacted by flooding this spring.  Federal and state agencies have been working for...
Tuesday, June 7, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Contractors are critical to the recovery of Mississippi residents from this spring's tornadoes, storms and flooding, but before hiring one homeowners should make sure a contractor...
Monday, June 6, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. – Many Mississippians are just getting access to their property since the devastating May floods. Now is the time to call the FEMA inspector. Disaster assistance for flooding survivors...
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.. -- State and federal help for the ongoing Mississippi River flooding is available -- but only if the survivors apply for assistance. It is now time to apply for help. "The historic...
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. -- 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...
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...
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...
Friday, May 27, 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...
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. -- 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...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Federal inspectors have evaluated flood damage at more than 1,400 homes and businesses in counties near the Mississippi River. Many structures, however, are still surrounded by...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. – State and federal Disaster Recovery Centers opened Tuesday in Claiborne and Warren Counties.  The centers are open to help people whose homes or businesses were affected by river...
Wednesday, May 25, 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...
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...

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