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

October 9, 2012
News Release
CLINTON, Miss. – In nearly six weeks since Hurricane Isaac struck Mississippi, more than $18 million in state and federal aid has been approved to help those affected.                                                                                                     MEMA and FEMA provide the following snapshot of the disaster recovery effort as of Oct. 6:
October 8, 2012
News Release
CLINTON, Miss. – This is the final week for Mississippians to visit the four remaining FEMA disaster recovery centers. Although the centers will close, Mississippians can continue to register over the phone or online through Oct. 31. The centers, closing at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, are located at:
October 6, 2012
News Release
  CLINTON, Miss. – Within 60 days of a decision letter from FEMA, Hurricane Isaac survivors in Mississippi can ask the agency to review their case again. Some of the reasons for an initial determination of ineligibility can be easily remedied with more information such as:                    
October 4, 2012
News Release
CLINTON, Miss. There are four ways to reach FEMA in Mississippi:
October 4, 2012
News Release
CLINTON, Miss. – Mississippians in 18 counties who lost work due to Hurricane Isaac could be eligible for disaster unemployment benefits, but deadlines are approaching. Those who work in Adams, Amite, Clarke, Forrest, George, Hinds, Lincoln, Marion, Pike, Stone, Walthall, Warren and Wilkinson counties have until Oct. 10 to apply for unemployment benefits. Those who work in Copiah, Franklin, Jefferson, Jones and Lamar counties may also apply for disaster unemployment benefits. The deadline to apply in these counties is Nov. 2. Those who may be eligible include:
October 2, 2012
News Release
Clinton, Miss. – Disaster recovery officials are concerned that many homeowners and renters with Hurricane Isaac losses could miss out on valuable grants and low-interest loans by not returning completed applications to the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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