Mississippi Hurricane Isaac (DR-4081)

Incident period: August 26, 2012 to September 11, 2012
Major Disaster Declaration declared on August 29, 2012

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

September 1, 2012
News Release
WASHINGTON - At the direction of President Barack Obama, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) continues to coordinate the federal government's efforts to support state, local, tribal, private sector, and faith-based and non-profit partners, as the Gulf Coast states respond and recover in the wake of Isaac.
August 31, 2012
News Release
WASHINGTON - At the direction of President Barack Obama, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) continues to coordinate the federal government's efforts to support state, local, tribal, private sector, and faith-based and non-profit partners, as the Gulf Coast states continue response and recovery efforts in the wake of Isaac.
August 31, 2012
News Release
ATLANTA – Fourteen additional Mississippi counties and the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians have been designated for federal assistance to supplement state and local response efforts in the area affected by Hurricane Isaac.       The counties added to the declaration are: Adams, Claiborne, Franklin, Jefferson, Kemper, Leake, Neshoba, Newton, Noxubee, Scott, Simpson, Smith, Warren and Winston. This brings the total to48 counties included in the Mississippi disaster declaration.
August 30, 2012
News Release
WASHINGTON – At the direction of President Barack Obama, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) continues to coordinate the federal government's response and recovery efforts.  Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano visited the National Response Coordination Center in Washington, D.C.
August 30, 2012
News Release
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 the State of Mississippi.Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:
August 30, 2012
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal aid has been made available to the State of Mississippi to supplement state and local response efforts in the area affected by Hurricane Isaac beginning on August 26, 2012, and continuing. 

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