Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding (DR-4175)

Incident period: April 28, 2014 to May 3, 2014
Major Disaster Declaration declared on April 30, 2014

House Being RebuiltSaltillo, Miss., June 12, 2014 - The recovery process has started in affected areas of Saltillo. Survivor Jerry Rodgers' house is being rebuilt after being damaged by the tornado. FEMA/Yuisa Rios

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

June 13, 2014
News Release
JACKSON, Miss. – Federal assistance approved for disaster survivors in 12 Mississippi counties has reached almost $16.5 million.Here is a summary through Thursday, June 12, of all federal assistance to individuals and households in the 12 counties designated for FEMA Individual Assistance. The severe storms, tornadoes and flooding occurred from April 28 through May 3, 2014.
June 10, 2014
News Release
JACKSON, Miss. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency understands that some Mississippi disaster survivors may need additional temporary rental assistance to help them achieve their permanent housing goals.All applicants who received temporary rental assistance from FEMA were mailed a “Declaration for Continuing Need for Rental Assistance” letter.This form is mailed 15 days after applicants receive their initial rental assistance grant and explains how to request additional temporary rental assistance from FEMA.
June 9, 2014
News Release
JACKSON, Miss. — Disaster recovery centers in Louisville and Tupelo will close at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 11, and will reopen at 8 a.m. Thursday, June 12, as disaster loan outreach centers to continue serving disaster survivors.
June 7, 2014
News Release
JACKSON, Miss. – Residents in the Canton area can learn how to build or rebuild to reduce the likelihood of damage the next time severe storms, tornadoes or floods hit. Federal Emergency Management Agency mitigation specialists know how and they are sharing their knowledge.FEMA mitigation specialists will be at Phillips Lumber in Canton for five days to discuss specific methods with anyone who stops by. They will have free booklets and pamphlets with additional details.
June 7, 2014
News Release
JACKSON, Miss. – Residents in the Starkville and West Point areas can learn how to build or rebuild to reduce the likelihood of damage the next time severe storms, tornadoes or floods hit. Federal Emergency Management Agency mitigation specialists know how and they are sharing their knowledge.
June 6, 2014
News Release
JACKSON, Miss. – Federal assistance approved for disaster survivors in 12 Mississippi counties has reached more than $14.3 million.Here is a summary through Thursday, June 5, of all federal assistance to individuals and households in the 12 counties designated for FEMA Individual Assistance. The severe storms, tornadoes and flooding occurred from April 28 through May 3, 2014.

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