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June 25, 2013
Biloxi, Miss. earns Discount on Flood Insurance PremiumsATLANTA – Biloxi residents with flood insurance policies will now receive a decrease on their annual flood premiums thanks to the city’s active...
Mississippi, Region IV
April 2, 2013
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...
Mississippi, Region IV
March 26, 2013
PURVIS, Miss. – Elderly people, especially those with medical issues and limited mobility, can be especially vulnerable should a natural or manmade disaster strike. Local, state and federal officials...
Region IV, Mississippi
March 22, 2013
PURVIS, Miss. – The MEMA and FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Hattiesburg will close for good at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 27. Mississippians affected by the recent severe weather, tornadoes and...
Region IV, Mississippi
March 20, 2013
PURVIS, Miss. – Federal disaster assistance may cover damages that your insurance does not. That is why people affected by the recent tornadoes and flooding are urged by FEMA and MEMA to apply for...
Region IV, Mississippi
March 18, 2013
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...
Mississippi
March 13, 2013
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...
Mississippi
March 12, 2013
PURVIS, Miss. –Students, staff, alumni and fans at the University of Southern Mississippi may have noticed some new faces around campus and sporting events. Folks from the Federal Emergency...
Region IV, Mississippi
March 11, 2013
PURVIS, Miss. – Mississippians facing the loss of their homes, businesses or cherished possessions after the recent tornadoes may be struggling also with the emotional impact of the disaster. It is...
Region IV, Mississippi
March 11, 2013
PURVIS, Miss. – In the month since thunderstorms, tornadoes and flooding caused widespread destruction across the Pine Belt, the federal government has approved more than $3.2 million to help...
Region IV, Mississippi

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