News Releases for Mississippi Flooding (DR-1983)

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Tuesday, May 24, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- In less than two weeks, $538,868 in federal funds have been distributed to some of the 2,700 survivors who have applied to FEMA for help following severe flooding in the 14 counties...
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...
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...
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. -- 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. -- A reminder for the 244,000 people in a five-county area of Western Mississippi: five state and federal Disaster Recovery Centers have been strategically located in counties near the...
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...
Wednesday, May 18, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- State and federal Disaster Recovery Centers opened Wednesday in Woodville in Wilkinson County and Yazoo City in Yazoo 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...
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...
Saturday, May 14, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- One day after the president's May 11 major disaster declaration, community relations teams fanned out across 14 western Mississippi counties to tell people about available disaster...
Thursday, May 12, 2011 - 00:00
CLINTON, Miss. -- Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and Federal Emergency Management Agency officials urge residents of the Mississippi counties newly authorized to receive federal disaster aid...
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 - 00:00
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Mississippi to...
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 - 00:00
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama’s major disaster declaration issued for Mississippi. Assistance...

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