News Releases for Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding (DR-4101)

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Wednesday, April 3, 2013 - 09:31
PURVIS, Miss. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency are reminding those affected by the February tornadoes and flooding that they have only a short...
Monday, March 18, 2013 - 14:44
PURVIS, Miss. – State and federal recovery officials are urging Mississippians to obtain any necessary building permits before starting new construction or repairs to property damaged by the recent...
Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 15:59
PURVIS, Miss. – The Disaster Recovery Center in Lamar Park at 226 Pinewood Dr. will close Friday, March 15, at 6 p.m., according to the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the Federal...
Thursday, March 7, 2013 - 15:00
PURVIS, Miss. – Those affected by the recent Mississippi tornados, storms and flooding can use the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Helpline for more than registering for assistance. It’s a...
Thursday, March 7, 2013 - 10:32
PURVIS, Miss. – The U.S. Small Business Administration and the Federal Emergency Management Agency work together in assisting disaster survivors. Registering for federal assistance and completing the...
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 10:01
PURVIS, Miss. – Survivors of last month’s tornadoes, storms and flooding should know U.S. Small Business Administration disaster loan applications are not just for businesses; they are also for...
Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - 08:49
PURVIS, Miss. – Anyone seeking disaster assistance who does not return their U.S. Small Business Administration loan application could be throwing money away. Officials from the Mississippi Emergency...
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - 16:19
PEARL, Miss. – A new Disaster Recovery Center is open in Petal, giving disaster survivors in Forrest, Lamar, Marion and Wayne counties a third location for meeting face-to-face with recovery...
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - 16:00
PEARL, Miss. – Disaster survivors in Forrest, Lamar, Marion and Wayne counties can now meet face-to-face with recovery specialists at two Disaster Recovery Centers opening today, Feb. 16, in...
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - 14:01
ATLANTA – Two additional counties have been designated for disaster assistance to households and businesses as part of Mississippi's federal disaster declaration, according to officials from the...
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - 13:53
ATLANTA – Teams of federal and state disaster recovery professionals are reaching out to disaster survivors in Forrest and Lamar counties to make sure they know what help is available and how to get...
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - 13:17
PEARL, MS —Disaster survivors in Forrest and Lamar counties affected by Feb. 10 storms and tornadoes should apply now for federal assistance. Registration is simple and can be completed several ways...
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 22:07
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 Mississippi.Assistance for...
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 21:56
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Mississippi and ordered...