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 25, 2012
News Release
CLINTON, Miss. – The MEMA/FEMA disaster recovery center for Adams County, located at Parkway Baptist Church, 117 Seargent S. Prentiss Drive, Natchez, will remain open through Wednesday, Sept. 26. After that date, people affected by Hurricane Isaac can register online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov. Other ways to get assistance include:
September 20, 2012
News Release
CLINTON, Miss. – Nearly one in three Mississippi households affected by Hurricane Isaac uses the Internet or a Web-enabled cell phone to get disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Of 18,000 households that requested FEMA help in the first two weeks after the storm, about 5,000 used a computer and an additional 1,000 used a smartphone. 
September 19, 2012
News Release
CLINTON, Miss. – Mississippi residents who suffered damage from wind and flooding caused by Hurricane Isaac can get free advice on rebuilding stronger, more disaster-resistant structures from Federal Emergency Management Agency mitigation specialists at the Lowe’s Home Improvement Warehouses in the following locations. Jackson County Lowe’s 3301 Denny Avenue Pascagoula, MS 39581 Hours: Mon.-Sat.7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
September 19, 2012
News Release
CLINTON, Miss. -- Receiving disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency following Hurricane Isaac in Mississippi does not affect government assistance programs for lower-income individuals and families.
September 17, 2012
News Release
CLINTON, Miss. – The following are Hurricane Isaac recovery news items from the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency during the previous week.
September 17, 2012
News Release
CLINTON, Miss. – Less than three weeks after Hurricane Isaac struck Mississippi, approximately $9.9 million in state and federal aid has been approved to help those affected. The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and Federal Emergency Management Agency provide the following snapshot of the disaster recovery effort as of Sept. 17:

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