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September 29, 2012
News Release
CLINTON, Miss. – Five additional Mississippi counties affected by Hurricane Isaac have been designated to receive Individual Assistance from FEMA. Survivors who had losses in Copiah, Franklin, Jefferson, Jones and Lamar counties are now eligible to register for assistance. Adams, Amite, Clarke, Forrest, George, Hancock, Harrison, Hinds, Jackson, Lincoln, Marion, Pike, Pearl River, Stone, Walthall, Warren and Wilkinson counties were previously designated.
September 28, 2012
News Release
CLINTON, Miss. – The nine disaster recovery centers helping Mississippians affected by Hurricane Isaac remain open Monday through Saturday and closed on Sundays but with new hours, beginning Monday, Oct. 1. Recovery centers are open in these counties between the hours of 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Visit any center for assistance. Forrest County Forrest County Community Shelter 946 Sullivan Drive
September 28, 2012
News Release
CLINTON, Miss. – Mississippi residents who suffered damage from wind and flooding from Hurricane Isaac can get free advice on rebuilding stronger, more disaster-resistant homes and buildings from FEMA. Specialists have free publications and can offer helpful advice about making repairs, rebuilding and retrofitting damaged structures. They also can make recommendations on:
September 27, 2012
News Release
CLINTON, Miss. – FEMA specialists are in Vicksburg to help people with storm losses caused by Hurricane Isaac.  The specialists can answer questions from survivors on the status of their disaster assistance applications. They will be at the following location: Pemberton Mall 3505 Pemberton Square Vicksburg, MS 39180 Hours are noon until 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 27 and 9 a.m. until 6 p.m., Friday, Sept. 28 through Friday, Oct. 5.
September 26, 2012
News Release
CLINTON, Miss. – People who lost work due to Hurricane Isaac may be eligible for disaster unemployment benefits, but deadlines are approaching. Those living or working in Hancock, Harrison, Jackson and Pearl River counties have until October 4 to apply. Residents and workers in Adams, Amite, Clarke, Forrest, George, Hinds, Lincoln, Marion, Pike, Stone, Walthall, Warren and Wilkinson counties have until October 10 to apply for unemployment benefits. Those who may be eligible include:
September 25, 2012
News Release
The following is recovery news from the previous week from the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
September 25, 2012
News Release
CLINTON, Miss. – Approximately $11.6 million in state and federal aid has been approved to help those affected by Hurricane Isaac following Mississippi’s presidential disaster declaration.                                     The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and Federal Emergency Management Agency provide the following snapshot of the disaster recovery effort as of Sept. 24:
September 25, 2012
News Release
CLINTON, Miss. – The MEMA/FEMA disaster recovery center for Wilkinson County, located at the Wilkinson County Industrial Complex, 1495 U.S. Highway 61 South, Woodville, will close effective 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26. After that date, people affected by Hurricane Isaac still can register or get help online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov or visit a recovery center in another county.
September 25, 2012
News Release
CLINTON, Miss. – The MEMA/FEMA disaster recovery center for Hinds County, located at the Stone County Safe Room, 1084 Project Rd., Wiggins, will close effective 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26. After that date, people affected by Hurricane Isaac still can register or get help online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov or visit a recovery center in another county. In addition to going on line, other ways to get assistance include:
September 25, 2012
News Release
CLINTON, Miss. – The MEMA/FEMA disaster recovery center for Pearl River County, Poplarville, located at the Baker Maid Building, 403 South Main St., will close effective 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26. After that date, people affected by Hurricane Isaac still can register or get help online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov or visit a recovery center in another county.

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