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 12, 2012
News Release
CLINTON, MISS. – Disaster recovery centers are open in Brookhaven and Tylertown to help those with storm losses caused by Hurricane Isaac.  Center hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. every day until further notice.  Lincoln County National Guard Armory 182 Highway 84 E   Brookhaven, MS 39601 Walthall County Walthall County Library 707 Union Rd. Tylertown, MS  39667
September 12, 2012
News Release
CLINTON, MISS. – More than two dozen southern Mississippi counties will receive additional types of reimbursement for Hurricane Isaac storm recovery. The Federal Emergency Management Agency can reimburse 75 percent of the eligible cost to repair road systems and bridges, water control facilities, public buildings and contents, public utilities, parks, recreational and other key public facilities in the following counties:
September 12, 2012
News Release
CLINTON, Miss. –Federal Emergency Management Agency inspectors are currently visiting the primary residences of disaster applicants in Mississippi to assess damages related to Hurricane Isaac. Inspectors are private contractors and always display identification badges. Inspectors will contact applicants to make appointments before visiting properties.   Federal assistance to homeowners and renters may include grants to help pay for rental housing, essential home repairs and other disaster-related expenses. What To Expect:
September 12, 2012
News Release
Disaster survivors who don’t understand FEMA correspondence or disagree with FEMA decisions can call the Helpline or visit a disaster recovery center for assistance CLINTON, Miss. – Everyone who registers with FEMA receives a letter telling them the status of their application. Survivors who don’t understand the letter or disagree with FEMA’s decision should visit a Disaster Recovery Center or call the FEMA Helpline to get more information and assistance with questions.
September 11, 2012
Blog entry
If anyone questions the value of smartphone devices, point them to Hurricane Isaac survivors. The disaster has helped us learn how survivors request and access assistance online during times of need. Fortunately, FEMA’s efforts prior to the storm, to put digital preparedness, response and recovery resources in the palms of peoples’ hands, have proven to be invaluable.
September 10, 2012
News Release
CLINTON, Miss. — Disaster survivors in 17 Mississippi counties, who had losses as a result of Hurricane Isaac, can now register online or by phone for federal disaster assistance.  The Declaration and Amendments

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